Danielle Hawkins lives on a sheep and beef farm near Otorohanga in New Zealand with her husband and two children. She works part-time as a large animal vet, and writes when the kids are at school and she's not required for farming purposes. She is a keen gardener, an intermittently keen cook and an avid reader. Her other talents include memorising poetry, making bread and zapping flies with an electric fly swat. She tends to exaggerate to improve the story, with the result that her husband believes almost nothing she says. The Pretty Delicious Cafe is Danielle's third novel. Look for @DanielleHawkinsauthor on Facebook.