"I enjoyed reading it and found it entertaining and imaginative." – Francis Coppola, director
They say you can take the girl out of Oklahoma, but eventually she comes home and needs your help chasing down her escaped chickens.
Beverley Green is starting over...with chickens. And possibly Bigfoot.
When 40-something Beverley finally has enough of big city living and leaves New York for small-town Guthrie, Oklahoma, she discovers "the simple life" is so much more complicated than she'd thought.
Beverley adopts Guthrie as her new hometown, opening a bookstore and taking a job writing for the local paper, hoping to write her first novel in her free time. It sounded so simple when she came up with the plan. But she soon realizes she's in way over her head.
Her landlady has it in for her due to a most unfortunate—and unusual—misunderstanding, and she keeps embarrassing herself in front of a mysterious handsome stranger. To top it all off, her editor at the paper insists she cover the recent spate of Bigfoot sightings. Which is ridiculous! Since everyone knows Bigfoot isn't real, right? But Beverley seems to be the only person who doesn't believe.
How can she gain acceptance from the locals while keeping her journalistic integrity and solve the Bigfoot mystery once and for all? How does she even start looking for her chicken, who has once again run away from home? And does a Bigfoot stakeout count as a first date?
Join our heroine and her quirky new friends for this laugh-out-loud comedy adventure that will leave you wondering what really happened to that last cupcake...
Read the entire "Beverley Green Adventures" series!
Beverley Green: Sasquatch Hunter
Beverley Green's First Territorial Christmas
Beverley Green Finds True North
Book 4 - Coming Summer 2020!
Good fun with a lot of sass, a smattering of chickens, some Hostess cupcakes and of course, Bigfoot!
Andrea Neil has gifted readers with a delightful treat. Beverly Green is a funny, thoughtful, yet sassy, no-nonsense forty-something who, after years of a successful publishing career in NYC, decides to move to Guthrie, OK to be closer to her aging parents. And, as much as she hates to admit it to herself, she's looking for a change in scenery.
Beverly opens a bookstore in town, decides to raise some chickens in her backyard (I never knew that was called Animal Husbandry!), and slowly settles into becoming a "local." But, she's not. And if you've ever moved from the city to a small town (I have!), it can be a challenge to fit in, to say the least. The wacky townsfolk, combined with Beverly's cheeky, and often self-deprecating inner monologue, make for some truly laugh out loud moments.
Charming Rom Com...with chickens. And possibly a Sasquatch.
If you're looking for a good natured (but not too good natured), upbeat (but not too upbeat) and charming (ok, it's pretty charming) romance with a few twists on the classics, you've found your book. Beverley Green is not your typical romance novel heroine. She's over 40, mildly grumpy and just really not sure about this whole "small town" thing. She's not sold on the chicken thing either. Or the Sasquatch thing, for that matter. Don't worry though, she'll sort it out...eventually. Pick this up and spend a pleasant afternoon in Guthrie, OK, and don't forget to leave some cupcakes out for the Sasquatch!
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About the Author
She is part of a ridiculously creative family, who have all been wonderful mentors and role models. Her mother loved handcrafts, and her father, always one for details, has excelled in everything from jewelry making to woodworking. She has an uncle who is a world-famous painter. She is the niece of Eleanor and Francis Coppola, and they and their entire family have always been a source of inspiration and encouragement.
Telling stories has been a lifelong passion and pastime. Andrea loves the process and the journey, and the destination is always a bonus.
She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma but was born and raised in Southern California, where she still visits regularly to spend time by the sea.