Thursday, July 7, 2011

Seeking Narwal: Sixth Sea

Seeking Narwal
a monthly saga
posted on the 7th of each month - until the narwal is found
details here

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The search continues for the narwal and stolen treasure...

Our Capt Vix is in a temper most foul.

arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

She is presently on her way to a tavern, Esme's Cove, on that Persian Gulf island straight ahead.

She seeks information...

Specifically, the whereabouts of a certain Narwal.

Just who is this Narwal that has our captain searching the seven seas for?

Our last voyage found us in hot pursuit of The Flying Elephant. When the Rusty Dagger met The Flying Elephant in port at Goa, India it was too late.

Narwal escapes yet again!

Apparently, the Narwal was indeed aboard The Flying Elephant upon leaving Triton's Tavern in May. But, midway he boarded the Balclutha bound for another desitination.

The destination unknown to the captain and crew of The Flying Elephant. Well, save for one. A crew member who disembarked from The Flying Elephant a couple days ago and was bound for Esme's Cove.

Hence, the current location of the Rusty Dagger in the sixth of the seven seas - the Persian Gulf.

Which begs the question again, who is this rascal Narwal who seems to dodge our captain's clutches?

Meanwhile the Rusty Dagger and loyal crew are anchored offshore from the island to await the return of our captain.

To escape the heat and enjoy the free time, some crew members dive into the water and discover the wonders of the many coral reefs below.

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The Persian Gulf, in Southwest Asia, is an extension of the Indian Ocean located between Iran (formerly called Persia) and the Arabian Peninsula.

The Persian Gulf has many good fishing grounds, extensive coral reefs, and abundant pearl oysters...-per wikipedia


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In another part of the world, another pirate has an adventure all his own.

Meet Captain Acorne here...

--~ Book Giveaway courtesy of author ~--

Sea Witch
by Helen Hollick
re-released version

The first voyage of Captain Jesamiah Acorne, pirate, scoundrel and charming rogue, from acclaimed historical fiction author Helen Hollick.

A meticulously researched, full-blooded adventure full of heart-stopping action, evil villains, treasure and romance.


Win a copy of this book!

Open to all.

Offer ends: July 31, 2011

TO DO:
Visit a Helen Blog Tour stop, leave a comment there and tell me where you went.

AND, leave your email (if I don't already have it)

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Contest has ended - winner is here

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C R E W:
AimeeKay of How can you help?
Audra of Unabridged Chick
Freda of Freda's Voice
Giada of Dr. Stravagante's Traveling Book Circus
Jo of Fluidity of Time
Kulsuma of sunshine and stardust
Sullivan McPig of Pearls Cast Before a McPig

Crew duties:
Report in for duty: comment below with a link to a picture of coral

IF you are not on the crew but would like to send an image of coral, please feel free to share.

Join the crew and earn points towards the Seeking Narwal prize during the tour of the seven seas.

Crew member sightings:

AimeeKay's find...


Freda's find...


Giada's find...


who's next?

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* image source Persian Gulf, crew

* a mini-challenge for the Iron Seas Challenge

W A N T E D:

* if you've read Iron Duke by Meljean Brook post your link here to enter to win the next book in the series - Heart of Steel

~~~ seeking narwal schedule ~~~


24 comments:

  1. I left a comment on the passages to the past. This book sounds really good.

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  2. I left a comment here
    http://www.passagestothepast.com/2011/07/sea-witch-blog-tour-guest-post-by.html

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    mishamary@gmail.com

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  3. I commented there and was here but of course.

    http://aquaviews.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Coral-Identification-Types-of-Coral-Tree-Coral.jpg

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  4. I am enjoying Helen's blog tour and left a comment at Katzenhaus Books (http://www.katzenhausbooks.com/blog.html). Looking forward to meeting this infamous pirate :)

    ~Na
    Cambonified(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  5. I visited Rooting For Ancestors with Christy K. Robinson & left a comment.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  6. I left a comment on Katzenhaus Books with Carolyn Schriber.

    swordsforfighting at yahoo dot com

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  7. I visited the 1st blog: http://www.passagestothepast.com/2011/07/sea-witch-blog-tour-guest-post-by.html
    and will do more. :)

    thanks
    Dina

    stupid google acct wont link right :(

    dlsmilad at yahoo dot com

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  8. I went to http://www.passagestothepast.com/ and left a comment.
    Thanks for introducing this series. It was new to me. I think you have my email but...
    pamo321(at)comcast(dot)net

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  9. I saw this beautiful coral:

    http://images.paraorkut.com/img/wallpapers/1024x768/p/pretty_coral-2637.jpg

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  10. And I commented on the your stop for the tour.

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  11. This sounds good! I love a good pirate story!

    Margaret
    singitm@hotmail.com

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  12. I commented on Queen Emma post

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Margaret
    singitm@hotmail.com

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  13. I left a comment on passages to the past. Thanks.

    nan
    nanze55 at hotmail dot com

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  14. I just visited the blog tour stop on your blog and left a comment! :D

    Thank you for this giveaway!

    link to a picture of coral :
    http://www.pepitecreazioni.it/images/stories/corallo.jpg

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  15. I would love to read this book. Thank you so much for sharing this giveaway opportunity. I visited Laugh, Love, and Write today and what a fun stop that was. I appreciate your sharing a new blog with me.

    dz59001[at]gmail[dot]com

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  16. I posted a comment here
    http://www.christyenglish.com/2011/07/11/helen-hollick-and-sea-witch/#comment-25669

    thanks for the giveaway :)

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  17. I left a comment at Laugh, Love, Write. I also checked out a couple of other stops, and I have to say, I really, really want to read Sea Witch now!! Thanks for the chance to win a copy:)
    jwitt33 at live dot com

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  18. i went to A Writer's Life with Christy English. :) thanks for the chance!

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  19. I left a comment at Richards Ramblings
    http://news.richarddenning.co.uk/?p=168
    I can't wait to read Sea Witch!
    mamabunny13 at gmail dot com

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  20. I left a comment on Laura's Reviews.

    cmdaphne@tds.net

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  21. I left a comment on http://www.passagestothepast.com.
    i can't wait ro read Sea Witch. It sounds really interesting.

    ruby95660@yahoo.com

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  22. I left a comment at Bookworm's Dinner blogspot.

    mystica123athotmaildotcom

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  23. I visited Christy English's stop and commented on the July 15 post.

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    truebookaddictATgmailDOTcom

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