Twelve-year-old Barana lives in Honduras, where she spends every spare minute visiting the sea turtles that nest on the beach. Abby is feeling adrift, trying to figure out who she is and where she belongs after her best friend moved away from New Jersey. When Abby's papi plans a work trip to Honduras, she is finally given the opportunity to see his homeland - with Barana as her tour guide. But Barana has other plans: someone has been poaching turtle eggs, and she's determined to catch them! Before long, Abby and Barana are both consumed by the mystery, gathering clues and staking out the beach. Will they find a way to stop the poachers before it's too late?