Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Alex is on fire! Oh, I mean #CatchFire!

I am so very proud of Alex J. Cavanaugh, blog guru of the blogosphere. Something that amazes me is how he manages to balance real life (work, wife, family and more) with his writing career, blogging and keeping up with social networking. I know it is a lot of work, my having four kids and all, so he's my authorly hero!

Today is the Catch Fire Blog Party, celebrating the release of CassaFire by Alex J. Cavanaugh! The goal is to help CassaFire “catch fire” on the best seller charts and achieve the success of the first book, CassaStar. There’s also a special package of prizes being given away at the author’s blog (copies of CassaFire, CassaStar, tote bag, mug, and bookmarks) as well as book giveaways during his two-week blog tour. See Alex’s site for details: http://alexjcavanaugh.blogspot.com/

by Alex J. Cavanaugh

CassaStar was just the beginning…

The Vindicarn War is a distant memory and Byron’s days of piloting Cosbolt fighters are over. He has kept the promise he made to his fallen mentor and friend - to probe space on an exploration vessel. Shuttle work is dull, but it’s a free and solitary existence. The senior officer is content with his life aboard the Rennather.

The detection of alien ruins sends the exploration ship to the distant planet of Tgren. If their scientists can decipher the language, they can unlock the secrets of this device. Is it a key to the Tgren’s civilization or a weapon of unimaginable power? Tensions mount as their new allies are suspicious of the Cassan’s technology and strange mental abilities. 

To complicate matters, the Tgrens are showing signs of mental powers themselves; the strongest of which belongs to a pilot named Athee, a woman whose skills rival Byron’s unique abilities. Forced to train her mind and further develop her flying aptitude, he finds his patience strained. Add a reluctant friendship with a young scientist, and he feels invaded on every level. All Byron wanted was his privacy…

Available today!
Science fiction - space opera/adventure
Print ISBN 978-0-9827139-4-5, $15.95, 6x9 Trade paperback, 240 pages
EBook ISBN 978-0-9827139-6-9, $4.99, available in all formats

CassaFire is the sequel to Cavanaugh’s first book, CassaStar, an Amazon Top Ten Best Seller:
“…calls to mind the youthful focus of Robert Heinlein’s early military sf, as well as the excitement of space opera epitomized by the many Star Wars novels. Fast-paced military action and a youthful protagonist make this a good choice for both young adult and adult fans of space wars.” - Library Journal

You can visit the author’s site at http://alexjcavanaugh.blogspot.com/
Book trailer available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa6VINRGtyE.

Head on over there and congratulate him. Enter to win, too!


  1. Alex amazes me with how he fits everything into his life. Good to see a blogging buddy reaping the rewards of his hard work.

  2. Alex is so on fire! He's HOT!! Yay! Take care

  3. Thank you, Elizabeth! Just trying to manage it all.

    Kitty, you make me smile!

  4. Hi Elizabeth, Alex needs to tell us the secret of his energy. He manages to do so many things all at once, while the rest of us barely manage a few things in a day.

  5. Jinx! You and I had the same title and posted at the same time--too funny.

    1. Ahahahaha! Now I'm curious. *heading over to read your post* ;)

  6. Yay for Alex! CatchFire! The First look I thought it was crossfire!


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