Adrift In Peril Straight
The sea otters are disappearing from Peril Strait. A stranger has moved into the abandoned boat house next door. Kelly and Eddy aim to find out if the two things are connected. When Eddy is captured by the desperate poachers, Kelly must find a way to free him and get home across the treacherous waters of Peril Strait.
This is a children's novel, recommended for ages 8-12 by Petersburg author Christi Slaven