In 1517, fifty innocent Aztec slaves were murdered while hiding the personal jewelry of Montezuma. Nearly 500 years later, expert scuba diver Mike Conrad never dreamed he would meet one of them... thirty feet underwater.
Twelve year olds, Jesse Skylock Holmes and his best friends, Austin MacGreggor and Poe Jones search for the missing head when the town's statue is beheaded in the city park. Two girls are eager to beat them to it. In addition to the statue's head, the boys find a dead body and a clue to a hidden treasure. Join Jesse and his friends as they track down clues to their towns two most hidden secrets!
When Edith finds an ominous old letter buried in her garden telling her that she would be murdered within a few days, she dismisses it as a prank.
As the date on the letter draws nearer, she can't help but wonder whether it might be a warning of some kind.
Her mother discloses a startling secret from Edith's past that might shed some light on the menacing letter.