Tour: GROWING FLOWERS by Tani Hanes

Welcome to my stop on the Growing Flowers: The Pete & Daisy Collection blog tour!

Growing Flowers (Flower Series Collection)

by Tani Hanes

Genre: NA Romance

Release date: January 2019


When they meet, Pete is a student who needs a place to live, Daisy is a young woman in a family bind who needs a husband. She’s a bred and born New Yorker, he’s from the vineyards of Tuscany, but when they meet, sparks fly, as though they were meant to be. Follow our intrepid young couple as they navigate the treacherous waters of being newlyweds, new parents, and a vulnerable family unit trying to protect themselves and their children from the threats of an indifferent and sometimes cruel world.

Through four novels and numerous bonus chapters, our favorite couple and children learn to cope with an old flame, a stalker, wrenching loss, and simply growing up. Ten years pass from beginning to end, but the time flies by as everyone gets older and, hopefully, a little wiser in this loving and rollicking family unit.

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The living room was a happy mess of wrapping paper, toys, books, a ukulele, clothes, baby things, a new guitar for Pete, and all manner of sundry gifts by lunch time, when Daisy called Pete into the front hall.

Pete looked around, grinning. “This is an odd place for us to be,” he remarked. “Did you want some privacy?” Daisy smiled back. “I’m in labor,” she said. “What?”

Daisy nodded. “You heard me.”

“Is this a joke?” he asked, putting a hand on her belly.

Daisy shook her head. “No joke, Pietro. I’ve been having contractions for the last couple hours. I didn’t want to interrupt the presents and stuff, but yeah, I’m sure.”

She grabbed his hand and put it down low on her abdomen. “There, feel that? How tight it just got? That’s a contraction for sure. I’ve done this a few times, Daddy, I know.”

They had planned for the girls to go to the Spencer’s house when it happened, but this was extenuating circumstances if ever there had been such a thing, between the puppy, and the snowstorm, and the fact that it was Christmas Day.

“I’ll call Ellen and see if Audrey can come over here, okay?” Daisy said. “Relax, Pete, please, I need you with all your faculties.”
So Pete went to change clothes, and Daisy followed him into their room a few minutes later. “Okay, all is well, so relax, Pete. Audrey and Ellen and the baby are on their


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About the Author
My name is Tani Hanes, and I am a 51 year old substitute teacher. I’m from central California and am a recent transplant to New York City. The most important things to know about me are that I’m punctual, I love grammar and sushi, and I’m very intolerant of intolerance. The least important things to know about me are that I like to knit and I couldn’t spell “acoustic” for 40 years. I’ve wanted to write since I was ten, and I finally did it. If you want to write, don’t wait as long as I did, it’s pointless, and very frustrating!
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