The Global Treasure Hunt

In the coming weeks, I am moving to London for a master's degree program. While over there, I will have the opportunity to travel to a variety of countries in Europe, each with a history, longer and richer than that of America. It is a perfect time to create a treasure hunt. For those of... Continue Reading →

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The Treasure is Found

In a former blog post, I created a treasure hunt in the style of Byron Preiss's The Secret (a Treasure Hunt). I hid an opal ring somewhere in the US and crafted a riddle to lead the brightest among you to it. However, I guess my treasure hunt wasn't as difficult as Preiss's because after... Continue Reading →

Happy Hunting

I have completed preparations for the treasure hunt. But there's been a change of plans: no picture. Just a poem. From these 14 lines you will have everything you need to find the prize. What is the prize? Glad you should ask. I had an old ring in my possession studded with a multicolored opal.... Continue Reading →

The Secret Solved?

After I posted about Byron Preiss's The Secret (A Treasure Hunt), there has been much discussion about where exactly the NYC treasure might be buried. Just the other day, I received an email from a reader who thinks he knows where the treasure is buried. As a reminder, here is the verse and image associated... Continue Reading →

Crafting a Treasure Hunt

Inspired by Byron Preiss's The Secret (A Treasure Hunt), I have decided to create my own treasure hunt. The exact details are still to come, so don't hold your breath. But I want to give you something to ponder over for many days and weeks. Although Preiss hid several gems in several places all across... Continue Reading →

The Secret (A Treasure Hunt)

In 1982, author Byron Preiss published a book called The Secret (A Treasure Hunt). Inside Preiss included twelve verses and twelve illustrations, masterfully painted by his friend and famous book cover artist John Jude Palencar. The goal was to match each verse to an illustration and solve the riddles to find the 12 ceramic casks buried... Continue Reading →

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