Meet the Authors

Phyllis Crowley is a retired educator from both the Cherokee County, Georgia and Sarasota County, Florida school systems. She and her four grandchildren collaborated to write this story based on actual family encounters that occurred while boating on the Intracoastal waters of Nokomis Bay, Florida. Danny, Timmy, Magnus, and Mabry are presently in Middle School.

Phyllis is available for presentations and readings. She can be contacted at

Four brave cousins, their hearts pounding rapidly, walked along the planks of the dock together to meet the mysterious stranger and new tales of adventure!