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Stay Close

(2017)
(The first book in the For You series)
A novel by

New York Times and #1 ebook bestselling author Alexa Riley returns with Stay Close, the first novella in a brand-new series spinning off from the bestselling For Her books.

A former Russian mafia soldier is hired to protect a friend's young daughter, but he knows he'll do more than keep her safe - he'll make her his. Forever.

If she were to simply whisper my name, I would be at her feet, begging to touch what I shouldn't, taste what doesn't belong to me, run my hands along the sweet innocence she taunts me with.

Penelope Justice is eighteen, old enough to graduate high school but - according to her parents - not old enough to live without 24/7 security. Practice has made her an expert at ditching her bodyguards. One look at Ivan and she never wants to run again.

I've been hired to protect her.

I can't help but think that perhaps someone should have protected her from me.

Ivan steals the breath right out of her lungs, something no boy has ever done. Then again, he's far from a boy. This man, this man who looks like he could kill someone with the flick of a wrist, is everything. He is her future.

I can't let her go and I won't give her up. I've done bad things in my life, and I don't deserve her. But I can't do the honorable thing.

I've never been noble, and I'm not starting now.

This book is approximately 23,000 words

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Paperback Editions

November 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Stay Close (For You)
Author(s): Alexa Riley
ISBN: 1-979809-37-2 / 978-1-979809-37-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Audio Editions

July 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: Stay Close (For You series, Book 1)
Author(s): Alexa Riley
ISBN: 1-5384-7255-4 / 978-1-5384-7255-2
Publisher: Harlequin Audio and Blackstone Audio
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July 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: Stay Close: Library Edition
Author(s): Alexa Riley
ISBN: 1-5384-7254-6 / 978-1-5384-7254-5
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2017 : MP3 CD
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Title: Stay Close (For You series, Book 1)
Author(s): Alexa Riley
ISBN: 1-5384-7256-2 / 978-1-5384-7256-9
Publisher: Harlequin Audio and Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Stay Close: For You, Book 1
Author(s): Alexa Riley
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
Availability: Amazon   


July 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Stay Close: For You, Book 1
Author(s): Alexa Riley
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Stay Close: For You, Book 1
Author(s): Alexa Riley
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Stay Close (For You)
Author(s): Alexa Riley
Publisher: Carina Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA