Fourteen year old Tyler and his little sister Emma meet their neighbors foster son, fourteen year old Calem at their beach house in Hampton Bays, New York. After discovering unusual fishermen and nearly drowning, Emma discovers that there is something in the water that helps save her. After sneaking out to the beach at night, the kids discover a mermaid named Acrilla who helped Emma. She takes them to her underwater home where she, and the other mermaids live. Unfortunately, they are in danger from humans who take sea mammals and sell them for money. It is up to Tyler, Emma, and Calem to help the mermaids protect the wild ocean animals while keeping it a secret from their parents.
The Golden Tail at Hampton Bays is created by Michelle Fishkin, an eGlobal Creative Publishing Signed Author.