The Secret
1 Book

Byron Preiss

1982

An armchair treasure hunt, with only 3 of the 12 prizes being found

The Secret

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The Secret is a treasure hunt started by Byron Preiss in 1982. Twelve treasure boxes were buried at secret locations in the United States and Canada. As of October 2019 only three of the twelve boxes have been found.

Clues for where the treasures were buried are provided in a puzzle book named The Secret produced by Byron Preiss and first published by Bantam in 1982.The book was authored by Sean Kelly and Ted Mann and illustrated by John Jude Palencar, John Pierard, and Overton Loyd; JoEllen Trilling, Ben Asen, and Alex Jay also contributed to the book.A Japanese version was published in 1983, and the English version was re-issued in 2014. The book contains 12 images and 12 verses; an image must be linked to a verse, with the information they contain used to locate a buried "treasure casque".

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The Secret
Byron Preiss
1982

A sort of Mythic field guide to for urban fairies and fey folk in North America.

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224 pages
ISBN 9780553014082