No One Dies in the Garden of Syn by Michael Seidelman Book Blitz and Giveaway
No One Dies in the Garden of Syn by Michael Seidelman Genre; YA Fantasy Release Date: April 26th 2016 Summary from Goodreads: Synthia (Syn) Wade is a teenage girl who struggles with cystic fibrosis, an incurable life-threatening disease. One day she is pushed into a pond by an unseen figure and wakes up in a new world – a mysterious garden where illness and death don’t exist.
Welcomed by the garden’s residents and now free of her symptoms, Syn decides to stay. But, before long, she realizes that this apparent utopia holds many dangers and dark secrets.
Surrounding the garden is a fog that Syn is warned never to enter. She encounters bizarre creatures that defy reason. And always lurking in the shadows is a masked woman - a woman who may have a connection to the disappearance of Syn’s parents many years ago. A woman whom no one will speak of, but whom everyone fears.
While No One Dies in the Garden of Syn, Syn will soon discover that some fates are worse than death.
From Chapter 4
the cold surface of the water strikes my face, my mind is scrambled
with confusion, dread, and fear. Water floods through my nose and
mouth and into my lungs. I flay my arms and legs yet can’t get my
head above water.
instinctively cough, which brings more water into my lungs. That’s
an absolute disaster for someone with CF. Panic sets in. Unable to
turn around, and sinking deeper, far deeper than I would have
believed. This pond had always seemed shallow.
limited sight worsens. Unless someone pulls me out, I’m going to
die. My life expectancy was already short but I never thought I’d
go this young. I can feel my consciousness—my life—fading away.
I’ll never see Janna again. Or Aunt Ruth. Though it might have been
naïve to have believed otherwise, I’ll never see my parents again
either. Or even find out what happened to them. The end is near. No,
far worse. The end is here!
see only black as my life begins to seep from my body. Nothing but
black. And…and…the outline of something. A light. A glow. And
When Michael was growing up, his passions were reading, watching movies, enjoying nature and creative writing. Not much has changed since then.
Working in Online Marketing for over ten years, Michael felt it was time to pursue his passion as a career and wrote the first book in The Garden of Syn trilogy.Getting up every morning and sitting down to create new characters and bring new worlds to life is the most fulfilling job he’s have ever had. He is currently writing the second book in The Garden of Syn series and, beyond the trilogy, has many ideas plotted out that he looks forward to sharing with the world!
Michael was born in Vancouver, BC Canada where he continues to reside.