Edie Chaucer inherits the family bar. She returns to her upstate New York home, determined to make the place her own. Will shady business operations and questionable clientele throw a wrench in her plan?
Book 2: A Woman's Place
Premieres March 15th
Edie confronts a crooked cop. Manson and Edie discuss hiring a new bartender, but will Irene's friend Val fit the bill?
Book 3: Being Cute
Premieres April 1st
Manson reminds Edie of her father's generosity and of her own past actions. Before leaving town, Edie was the "quiet, good girl." How much of this will stand?
Chapter 4: Kittens and Cats
Things heat up for Val when her advisor dishes dirt on Edie, and then takes her to an upscale lesbian house party.
Chapter 5: You Got a Friend
Val heads to the bonfire party, but the evening does not go as she imagined. Pepper makes excuses and them makes amends. Val and Edie share a moment.
Chapter 6: Salty Broth
Season 1 finale! Irene's plans are foiled by some surprising news. Can Val's evening improve? Maybe...or maybe not...
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As a sociologist and filmmaker, Becky's distinctive projects entertain while exploring provocative cultural complexities. Her films "Poker Face," "Hens and Chicks" and "Happy Hour" have screened worldwide at hundreds festivals and events.
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