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Emma Callaway, a hot fire investigator clashes with Max Harrison, a cool homicide detective in SO THIS IS LOVE, the second book in the Callaway Series, by #1 NY Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy

For Max Harrison, love seduces and then destroys. His brother went to prison for love. His father left his family for love. And Max is determined not to follow in their footsteps, until he meets Emma…

Emma runs into burning buildings without an ounce of fear and embraces life as if every day is a new adventure. But while she's fearless on the job, Emma is a coward when it comes to love. Betrayed by an ex-boyfriend, Emma has no intention of putting her heart on the line again, until she meets Max…

As the fires around the city rage, the heat between them ignites in a blaze of passion that's far more dangerous. Will it destroy them or will they finally get everything they ever wanted…

Don't miss any of the books in the Callaway Series: 
ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS (Callaways #1) 
SO THIS IS LOVE (Callaways #2) 
* NOBODY BUT YOU (A Callaway Wedding Novella) 
ALL A HEART NEEDS (Callaways #5) 
THAT SUMMER NIGHT (Callaways #6) 
WHEN SHADOWS FALL (Callaways #7) 

Coming Soon 
IF I DIDN'T KNOW BETTER (Callaway Cousins #1) - August 2015 

** Fans of Nora Roberts, Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis and Robyn Carr may enjoy this connected series blend of family, suspense, and contemporary romance! 


"I love the Callaways! Heartwarming romance, intriguing suspense and sexy alpha heroes. What more could you want?" 
-- NYT Bestselling Author Bella Andre 

"I adore the Callaways, a family we'd all love to have. Each new book is a deft combination of emotion, suspense and family dynamics. A remarkable, compelling series!" 
-- Barbara O'Neal, author of How to Bake a Perfect Life. 

"Once I start reading a Callaway novel, I can't put it down. Fast-paced action, a poignant love story and a tantalizing mystery in every book!" 
-- USA Today Bestselling Author Christie Ridgway 

"I loved Aiden and Sara’s story! Barbara manages to give us a good glimpse of the rest of the family too, without taking away from Aiden and Sara’s story, leaving us with a little bit of mystery to be followed up on." 
Harlequin Junkie for ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS 

"SO THIS IS LOVE is a multi-layered story rich with family secrets and possible suspects as the city arsonist and murderer. SO THIS IS LOVE is a blend of mystery and romance that makes for a satisfying read." Indie Reader 

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So This Is Love (Callaways #2)
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4.2 / 5
Good story.
March 28th, 2015
Emma Callaway and Max Harrison do not get along. Max, a police detective and Emma, a fire investigator do not see eye to eye on anything. Both are dealing with upheavals within their personal lives. Emma dealing with a tough breakup and being the only female fighter feels she has to prove her worthiness in male dominated field. Max is dealing with the guilt of heartbreak that he feels from family. When these two team of to solve an arson/murder case, will they find comfort and redemption in the most unexpected of places? Or will the danger be too much to take? An action packed book with two strong characters. Good story.
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Good second book
November 20th, 2013
Good 2nd book in this series! I love the callaway family with strong characters especially the woman in this book! Emma is a truly strong woman.
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