The always supportive and all around amazing Alex J. Cavanaugh has a big week ahead as he awaits the release of his final book CassaStorm on Tuesday, September 17th! Comment on on his blog this week for a chance to win a Cassa mug, mousepad, magnet, and swag!
To help celebrate the launch of this new book, Alex gave us the opportunity to ask him one question. The question I decided to ask is: What is the most unusual or unique thing that has inspired your writing?
Hmmm… unusual. I can’t think of anything really unique, but the music that inspired CassaStorm was different. I don’t tend to listen to soundtracks, but my wife likes the Tron: Legacy disc. Daft Punk’s soundtrack engrained itself on my brain and set the tone for story.
Music can be quite influential for me too, so I can relate to this.
Now, who wants to learn more about CassaStorm? That is, after all, what this post is about!
By Alex J Cavanaugh
From the Amazon Best Selling Series!
A storm gathers across the galaxy…
Commanding the Cassan base on Tgren, Byron thought he’d put the days of battle behind him. As a galaxy-wide war encroaches upon the desert planet, Byron’s ideal life is threatened and he’s caught between the Tgrens and the Cassans.
After enemy ships attack the desert planet, Byron discovers another battle within his own family. The declaration of war between all ten races triggers nightmares in his son, threatening to destroy the boy’s mind.
Meanwhile the ancient alien ship is transmitting a code that might signal the end of all life in the galaxy. And the mysterious probe that almost destroyed Tgren twenty years ago could return. As his world begins to crumble, Byron suspects a connection. The storm is about to break, and Byron is caught in the middle…
See, doesn't it look cool? I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but that doesn't mean you can't appreciate a fine work of awesomeness. And the positive reviews should also successfully persuade you that this book is worthy of a MUST-READ status.
“CassaStorM is a touching and mesmerizing space opera full of action and emotion with strong characters and a cosmic mystery.” – Edi’s Book Lighhouse
“With a talent for worldbuilding and a compelling cast of characters, Alex J. Cavanaugh combines high powered space battles and the challenges of family dynamics to provide readers a space opera with heart.”
- Elizabeth S. Craig, author of the Southern Quilting and Myrtle Clover mysteries
“I thought the revelation was going to be one thing and I was completely wrong … CassaStorm pushes the limits…”
- Tyson Mauermann, Speculative Reviews
There's also a book trailer that should also serve to get you invested in reading this book!
Now that I've hyped up the book, I should probably give you information on purchasing it, right? It only makes sense.
$16.95 USA, 6x9 Trade paperback, 268 pages, Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.
Science fiction/adventure and science fiction/space opera
Print ISBN 9781939844002 eBook ISBN 9781939844019
$4.99 EBook available in all formats
Barnes and Noble - http://www.barnesandnoble.com/
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Amazon Kindle - http://www.amazon.com/
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This is, of course, the end of a trilogy. Still, that shouldn't deter anyone who hasn't read the first two. The solution is simple. Read them too. Imagine this handsome collection on your bookshelf.
Seriously, who could pass that up?
Now, you may ask, who is this Alex J. Cavanaugh anyway? That is a question whispered often throughout the blogging world, and even so, he remains a bit of an enigma. Still, after bribing a few ninja minions (who shall remain unnamed for their own protection), we have learned this much.
Alex J. Cavanaugh has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and works in web design and graphics. He is experienced in technical editing and worked with an adult literacy program for several years. A fan of all things science fiction, his interests range from books and movies to music and games. Online he is the Ninja Captain and founder of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. The author of the Amazon bestsellers, CassaStar and CassaFire, he lives in the Carolinas with his wife.
Website – http://alexjcavanaugh.
Twitter – http://twitter.com/
Goodreads - http://www.goodreads.com/
Good luck with the book release, Alex! All of your blogging friends are cheering you on!