So Close

· Blacklist Book 1 · Rōnin House
5 reviews

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Crossfire® saga comes the beginning of a twisty tale of obsession and rage, as a trinity of women protect what they covet at any cost.

You can’t believe all of them, but can you trust any of them?

Widower Kane Black is still ruinously married to his late wife, Lily. Grief has hollowed him… until he sees a woman with his wife’s inimitable beauty on the streets of Manhattan. He whisks her up to his towering penthouse, protectively under guard, nestling her in dark opulence where Lily’s memory is a possessive beguiling force.

Aliyah, Kane’s mother, deals in science. There are too many questions, too few answers, and too much at stake. “Lily” has dangerous control over Kane and there can be only one queen on the throne.

Amy, Kane’s sister-in-law, has been bloodied by deceit and betrayal, and she’s devolving into murderous rage. She’s paid too high a price and now intends to claim what she’s owed.

Three women, linked by buried secrets, circle the man who unquestioningly accepts the return of his beloved long-dead wife. Kane is happier than he’s ever been, and he’ll do anything to stay that way.

Propulsive and sly, So Close is a lushly gothic novel of domestic suspense with the emotional intensity, scorching sensuality, and complex exploration of female trauma that are the hallmarks of multimillion-copy international bestseller Sylvia Day.


"So Close is a dangerous and sultry novel about lies, secrets, and the line between love and obsession. The perfect first entry of a two-book series, So Close drew me in and kept me reading, desperate to know what happened next. Domestic suspense at its sexiest."—Samantha Downing, USA Today bestselling author

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5 reviews
Nicole Dunton
June 17, 2023
This book was full of twists and turns every step of the way. Think you have it figured out? You’re wrong. They will show you how. I’m pretty sure this is going to make it on the big screen one day. I’m looking forward to the sequel that comes out in October. I'm not even going to lie. I was really leery about the book at first. I wasn't sure if I'd like it or not. I wasn't sure how sexual it was going to get. I was expecting the book to be very dark. (More on blog: Star's Books & Tea)
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March 28, 2023
Rating this 2 1/2 stars. So Close has an interesting and compelling premise, but is played out in a way where there is no possibility of really truly caring enough about any of the major players to fully enjoy it. Less than half the book is told through the pov of Lilly, and the rest through Kane Black’s majordomo and then his sister-in-law and mother- both incredibly unlikeable. Because of this, I wasn’t able to really connect with Lilly or grow to really care about the situation, and had to fo
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Nadinne Gaquit
April 9, 2023
very nice
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About the author

Sylvia Day is the #1 New York Times, #1 USA Today & #1 international bestselling author of over twenty award-winning novels, including ten New York Times bestsellers and thirteen USA Today bestsellers. She is a number one bestselling author in twenty-nine countries, with translations in forty-one languages and over twenty million copies of her books in print. Visit her at

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