The Adventures of Onyx and the Guardians of the Straits' is the first book of the children's series written by Tyler Benson. This is the origin story of how Onyx came to join the Guardians of the Straits and found her purpose in life!
One stormy night, a homeless dog looking for shelter wanders onto a Coast Guard Station in St. Ignace, Michigan. She finds a dry and cozy hiding spot inside a boat’s compartment. When the boat launches and heads into the Straits of Mackinac for a search and rescue mission, the frightened dog is still hidden onboard. But when the tireless Coasties are working to save a man overboard, Onyx the dog surprises everyone with her bravery, and she finds more than a home---she finds a purpose.