17.9.13

Happy Release Day @AlexJCavanaugh!

Today is the release of CassaStorm, the third and final installment of Alex J. Cavanaugh's best selling Sci-Fi series.  Congratulations, Alex! This week Alex is taking the world by storm and answering a unique question at each of the participting blogs. Here's mine:

Me: What one song best captures the essence of the final book in the Cassa trilogy and why?

Alex: Daft Punk’s Recognizer from the Tron: Legacy soundtrack. I normally don’t listen to instrumental soundtracks, but my wife likes this one, and occasionally it would be playing in the background when I wrote. Recognizer is very ominous in tone and it builds tension with its pacing. It fits the darker tones of CassaStorm.

Me: To show how much I like and respect Alex, I will give you a link to the song even though I've held a slight grudge against Tron: Legacy ever since it kicked Harry Potter out of IMAX before I could see it there. *hmph* But, um, I have to admit---it's a pretty cool tune. Darker tones...interesting.

Comment on Alex’s blog this week for a chance to win a Cassa mug, mousepad, magnet, and swag!




CassaStorm
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…

“CassaStorm is a touching and mesmerizing space opera full of action and emotion with strong characters and a cosmic mystery.” – Edi’s Book Lighhouse

“Cavanaugh has created wonderfully moving moments of great poignancy… CassaStorm could have been a dark story full of hardship and angst, but instead it's a cleverly balanced story about hope and triumph.” 
- Lynda R. Young, author of Make Believe

$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

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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.


9 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks, Nicki! Sorry you didn't get to see Harry Potter at the IMAX.

Michelle Wallace said...

Alex is rocking BlogLand!
Congrats on wrapping up the trilogy!
Writer In Transit

Jennifer Lane said...

I LOVE those Daft Punk songs from Tron! And their hit "Get Lucky" is also a great tune.

Congrats to Alex.

Nick Wilford said...

Congrats to Alex as he blasts off through the blogosphere! I can see how instrumental music might work well for writing.

Suze said...

Okay, so this is a comment about something on your sidebar but ... how did I miss the DT tour sign-ups???

JJ said...

Best to Alex! Nice tribute.

Julie Flanders said...

It is a cool song. And that was a great question. So happy for Alex!

Liz Blocker said...

That was very generous of you. Stupid Tron ;)

Congrats to Alex! How awesome to see the book so well promoted everywhere I go on the blogosphere.

Damyanti said...

GO Alex!! rocking the world, one blog at a time :)