Goldie Vance lives and works at a Florida resort with her father, but she aspires to be the in-house detective and in her spare time assists Walter, who currently has the position. Goldie is smart, observant, and resourceful, traits that will come in handy when Walter is working a case that he can't crack alone. Like any good mystery, this first volume has a few twists and turns that will keep readers guessing about what could possibly happen in Volume 2. Set in vibrant 1950s Florida, Goldie Vance is filled with a fantastic cast of supporting characters, including Diane, the love interest. Illustrated.
~ Eight Cousins— From Holiday Picks 2016
Move over Nancy, Harriet, & Veronica. There's a new sleuth on the block Sixteen-year-old Marigold "Goldie" Vance lives at a Florida resort with her dad, who manages the place. Her mom, who divorced her dad years ago, works as a live mermaid at a club downtown. Goldie has an insatiable curiosity, which explains her dream to one day become the hotel's in-house detective. When Charles, the current detective, encounters a case he can't crack, he agrees to mentor Goldie in exchange for her help solving the mystery. Eisner Award-winning writer Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel) and artist Brittney Williams (Patsy Walker, A.K.A Hellcat ) present the newest gal sleuth on the block with Goldie Vance, an exciting, whodunnit adventure.