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If I Didn’t Know Better (Callaway Cousins #1) Callaways Book #9

December 11, 2017
If I Didn't Know Better Book Cover If I Didn't Know Better
Callaway Cousins
Barbara Frothy
Romantic Suspense/Christian Fiction
Fog City Publishing, LLC
August 26, 2015

Description of If I Didn’t Know Better

Mia Callaway thought she had the perfect guy and the perfect job…until she didn’t. After a run of bad luck, Mia is looking for an escape, so she agrees to go to Angel’s Bay to clean out her aunt’s house. She has no idea that the wounded soldier next door and his adorable, but also wounded, daughter are about to change her definition of perfect. Add in stolen art, a family secret, and a town where miracles can happen, and Mia’s escape turns out to be the greatest adventure of her life.

My review of If I Didn’t Know Better

I loved the Callaway series by Barbara Freethy so I knew I would enjoy this new Callaway cousins series.

If I Didn’t Know Better is the first book of the Callaway Cousins Series. It was published in 2015 so the other three books in the series are already out. No reason to let the #1 in the series deter you from reading it.

This particular book is about Mia, one of the Callaway cousins. It is set in the fictitious town of Angel’s Bay. It is full of suspense and plenty of romance.

This book can be read by itself, there are no cliffhangers, no things you have to know to be able to understand this story. It is a quick read because once you start you can’t put it down.

Pick up a copy, you’ll be glad you did.


About the author

Barbara Freethy is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of 41 novels ranging from contemporary romance to romantic suspense and women’s fiction. Traditionally published for many years, Barbara opened her own publishing company in 2011 and has since sold over 5 million copies of her books. Nineteen of her titles have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Lists. In July of 2014, Barbara was named the Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) Bestselling Author of ALL TIME! She was also the first Indie Author to sell over 1 million copies at both Barnes and Noble and Amazon.

An author known for writing emotional stories about ordinary people caught up in extraordinary situations, Barbara has received starred reviews from Publishers’ Weekly and Library Journal and has also received six nominations for the RITA for Best Single Title Contemporary Romance from Romance Writers of America. She has won the honor twice for her novels Daniel’s Gift and The Way Back Home. Barbara recently launched a new contemporary series, The Callaways, featuring a family born to “serve and protect”. For more information, visit Barbara’s website at

About Terry Houchin

Hi, my name is Terry Houchin. I live on the on the Gulf Coast of Texas with my husband of thirty-eight years and our two dogs, Miley and Shadow. I have two grown sons and a grandson. I am a retired teacher who loves gardening and reading. I am currently working on writing a novel.

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