Crack the Case with GOLDIE VANCE in Original Graphic Novels and Novel Series!
Teen sleuth Goldie, and her friends Diane and Cheryl, fly to sunny Los Angeles for the trip of a lifetime! While Cheryl pursues her dreams of going into space, and Diane continues her work as a remote scout for a music label, Goldie spends her days getting lost in the haze of old Hollywood, first by befriending a silent film star whose golden days are long behind her, and then by taking on a case of stolen film memorabilia. But when it becomes clear that this case is just part of a larger pattern, it’s up to Goldie to get to the bottom of this show-biz conspiracy.
Created by Eisner Award-winning author Hope Larson and GLAAD Award-nominated illustrator Brittney Williams, written by Jackie Ball (Welcome to Wanderland), illustrated by Mollie Rose (Steven Universe: Harmony), colored by Natalia Nesterenko, and lettered by Jim Campbell, Goldie Vance: Larceny in La La Land features the return of everyone’s favorite young detective in a brand new mystery with all the glitz, glamor, and giant secrets you’d expect from a Hollywood mystery
Marigold “Goldie” Vance lives and works at the Crossed Palms Resort Hotel in Florida with a whole slew of characters: her dad, Art, the manager of the joint; Cheryl Lebeaux, the concierge and Goldie’s best friend; and Walter Tooey, the hired hotel detective. Her mom, Sylvie, works nearby at the Mermaid Club.
While life at the Crossed Palms is always busy, the resort is currently overrun with Hollywood-types filming the hottest new creature feature, and tensions are at an all-time high. Even Goldie’s mom is in on the movie act, doing what she does best: playing a mermaid. Just when Goldie thinks the movie biz couldn’t get any more exciting, a diamond-encrusted swimming cap goes missing, and all fingers point to Goldie’s mom as the culprit. Can Goldie uncover the true thief before it’s too late?
Based on Hope Larson and Brittney Williams’s critically acclaimed Goldie Vance comic, this thrilling novel by Lilliam Rivera explores a never-before-seen caper and features 16 full-color comic pages essential to unraveling the mystery.