Set in the small town of Schill Harbour, the story follows the misadventures of sixteen year old Sandrin Hawkes. Beginning with the discovery of a classmate's body at a local swimming hole, the girl is thrown into a mystery. Could her classmate's death have been more than just a terrible accident? As Sandrin begins to question other recent events in town, she soon uncovers a nest of long buried secrets and even a treasure hunt. And when she teams up with an unlikely partner, local juvenile delinquent Colt, the two soon discover more than they ever imagined.