Tuesday 28 February 2012

CassaFire BLOG PARTY! Help celebrate the release of Alex J. Cavanaugh's latest novel!

Today is the Catch Fire Blog Party, celebrating the release of CassaFire by Alex J. Cavanaugh!

If you don't know who this awesome blog ninja is, then wow ... I think you must live on another planet! If that's the case, maybe he's already casted you in one of his stories ;o)

The goal today 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, which runs from February 27 through March 9. See Alex’s site for details!

Please offer a helping hand today to plug the launch. I'm sure Alex will appreciate it more than you know! I will be posting a review of the book some time after I return from Canada, but for the time being, you can see what others have said about the book on Goodreads.

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

Puchase links:
Barnes and Noble
Amazon Kindle

If you'd like to tweet to help him promote, please use the hashtag #CatchFire


  1. Yes I agree. Everyone seems to know Alex. Excited for the release of his book.

  2. No one is more deserving of all this love. Alex gives and gives.

  3. Based on all the blogs I've seen, this book should sell well today.

  4. Go, go, Alex. He is all over the place today!

  5. Thank you so much, Jessica - you rock! (And you really do rock.)

  6. Hi Jess .. looks like Alex is on a roll and you're in Canada doing your own rocking .. having a lovely time - I'm sure.

    Good luck to Alex - cheers Hilary

  7. Well-deserved success for Alex! Canada? Hey, have a great time.

  8. The goal today is to help CassaFire “catch fire”

    I would say from everything I've seen...mission accomplished! :)

  9. Seriously, who DOESN'T know Alex? He's everywhere today! And he so deserves it. He's the most dedicated blogging buddy out there and is dearly loved. I'm partying with him all day!

  10. Safe travels, Jessica!

    And big congrats to Alex!

  11. What a fun idea! I've seen this book reviewed on other sites and it looks like such a great read.

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  13. Nice heads up Jessica. You'd have to be on Mars not to have heard of Ninja tamer Alex.


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