The Merlin effect

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Kate Gordon travels to a remote lagoon in Baja California, hoping to help her father discover a sunken Spanish galleon that disappeared centuries ago. In time, she learns that the ship may have carried something far more valuable than all the gold and silver aboard--a mysterious drinking horn out of Arthurian legend, which may have led to the demise of the wizard Merlin. As she explores alone in her sea kayak, Kate encounters several pieces of the puzzle: a terrible whirlpool, a group of ever-singing whales, a seemingly ageless fish, and a prophecy that, under certain conditions, the ancient ship may rise and sail again. She plunges into an undersea world of bizarre creatures and terrifying foes. But to save the life of her father, she must find some way to regain her own free will, and to succeed where even Merlin failed. This remarkable tale, companion to Heartlight and The Ancient One , weaves together mystery and fact, history and myth, science and faith, all in the course of a compelling adventure.
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Grouping Title merlin effect
Grouping Author barron t a
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display_description When she joins her father and several others investigating a strange whirlpool and possible sunken treasure ship off the coast of Baja California, thirteen-year-old Kate is drawn into a centuries-old conflict between Merlin and the evil Vagar.
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publishDate 1994
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series Kate Gordon adventures
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subject_facet Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction, Merlin (Legendary character) -- Juvenile fiction, Treasure-trove -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Merlin effect
title_full The Merlin effect / T.A. Barron
title_short The Merlin effect
topic_facet Fathers and daughters, Merlin (Legendary character), Treasure-trove