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The Doctor

(Nashville Neighborhood #1)

3.64  ·  Rating details ·  7,377 ratings  ·  939 reviews
For years, he was a part of my life. I watched him rush to the hospital countless times, his beautiful surgeon hands racing to save lives.

After all this time, I can’t escape the truth.

I want Dr. Lowe.

Lust chokes each moment we’re together. He promises to fulfill my fantasies—every dirty, naughty desire we can dream up.

Only, I can’t have him.

He’s confident. Experienced. S
Paperback, 296 pages
Published August 29th 2018 by Shady Creek Publishing
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Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Nikki Sloane- aka Queen of Hot Times- has tried her hand at taboo book and fans will not be disappointed!

This is an age gap book between our heroine, Cassidy, and (GASP) her boyfriend's dad, Dr. Lowe (who I'm going to refer to as Dr. Daddy- side note, I love Cassidy's best friend!). I love the way these two bridge from their roles as Father/son's girlfriend (awkward) to two people who just connect, regardless of age. And the added taboo of how they met is hot!

Sloane brings the hot times in thi
Feb 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
this is the middle ground between Birthday Girl and Your Dad Will Do
wow it was hot 🥵
3.5 stars

I saw ‘The Doctor’ recommended for those who love ‘Birthday Girl’ and I was excited to pick it up. Now don’t get me wrong, I really enjoyed this one, but it’s for me personally it was wayyyy too much steam and not quite enough story. Still, if you like the taboo element and you don’t mind that, it could be the perfect for you!
D.L. Howe
Apr 07, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: age-gap
Can someone explain to me why a girl almost 20 years old, has a curfew?

The movie stuff is adorable especially because it’s totally a dad type thing to do. That’s why I like age-gaps, I like when those years are glaringly obvious.

And I don’t care if scrubs are baggy. There’s just something about a man in scrubs that gets me every time. 🤤

And then doctor role play? Yes, please!

The dichotomy of her birthday night was out of this world. I never thought a man could give up all control and still be d
Kay's Blushing Book Reviews
Aug 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotic-romance, taboo
Ok so now I have had a cold shower I can write this review!

The Doctor by Nikki Sloane
GENRE: Erotic Taboo Romance
NARRATION: First Person – Heroines POV
BOOK DETAILS: Nashville Neighborhood Book #1

Cassidy is home from college for the summer break, she’d planned on spending most of it with her boyfriend of three years Preston Lowe but after his lack of enthusiasm and support over the last few months she is deciding to call it quits.

Don’t be sad for her t
Feb 16, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Stop me," he said, making it clear this was my last chance.
I bit down on my bottom lip and gave the tiniest shake of my head.

all my negativity aside, cassidy and gregory were so fucking cute together i don't even care about the rest of it anymore. pls. the way they served the age-gap trope like no-one else?

—I tried to teach him how to use Snapchat. He told me the filters were stupid, so I put flowers in his hair and showed him how gorgeous he looked. He’d ripped the phone out of my hands, thre
Nov 12, 2021 rated it really liked it
This was such a fun and sweet ex-boyfriend's dad romance. Just like with The Pool Boy, I loved how sweet this romance was and how the characters just genuinely liked each other and wanted to be with each other. I didn't for a second doubt that they genuinely liked each other, both physically and emotionally, and I was rooting for their HEA. I will say, I did like how there was more of an external plot in The Pool Boy and this book really only focused on the taboo romance between Greg and Cassidy ...more
Lacey (laceybooklovers)
Sooo apparently I read this 3 years ago and just completely forgot. I did enjoy it more this second time around! It was exactly the smutty read I was in the mood for. There’s a huge age gap and she falls for her ex-boyfriend’s dad. Very reminiscent of Birthday Girl but still good!
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The doctor is a fast paced, quick, sexy read that will have you cranking up the AC at warped speed! It was taboo, raunchy, and just enough erotic moments to make you gasp and give you that thrill of knowing you’re about to go into forbidden territory.

Have you ever had a fantasy that was so forbidden and dirty in your mind that you know for a fact that pigs will eventually fly before it comes true? We’ve all been there, thought that, and nineteen year old Cassidy is no different. Though the
Melanie (mells_view)
Jul 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
Taboo, steamy, a bit of angst. Essentially a “my ex’s dad” trope, so you get the age gap and the secret forbidden aspect. It’s a good read if this is what you’re looking for. Not much else happens outside of the angst that comes with this trope and hot naughty bits. All in all a good read if you want quick and hot.
Literatures Movies
Jul 31, 2018 marked it as to-read

I am intrigued. Although I need more information on this book.

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“Tell me,” I asked eagerly, as he sucked on a sensitive spot below my ear, “what you want to do to me.” “You want to hear about my fantasies, Cassidy? Because there are a lot, and they are very, very bad.” Just like me.”

Just finished my first time re-reading this and I have a book hangover again. It’s definitely one of my all time favorites.

I loved this book but then again I’m a total sucker for a “my boyfriend’s dad” romance so this was right up my ally. They jumped into the relationship reall
Nadine Bookaholic
This was my first...and NO I CANNOT BELIEVE IT by Nikki Sloane. I have several books on my TBR shelf but for one reason or another just haven't gotten to them. This story had so much more promise for me but fell a little short. It was a steamy read for sure but the story itself could have been....I don't know just more.

Cassidy and her boyfriend Preston have been together for three years but she's getting tired of the way he treats, he's basically just using her for sex at this poi
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
5 Stars!

It feels like it's been a while since I've read a Nikki Sloane book but no worries by the end of chapter one, I was totally back acquainted with the way she writes and her snoking hot words. And what's even better is she's back with a forbidden romance that was crazy fucking hot, page turning breathless in moments, and so incredibly good, like captivated cover to cover kind of good.

He shouldn't want her. She definitely shouldn't be fantasizing about him. He's older, more experienced, and
Jessica Alcazar
WOW …. This book! So the story is very sexually driven, but it is NOT porn on paper. I swear, it felt like every other page I turned there was sex. Really good sex. Drawn out sex. Delicious sex. So much so that while reading this delicious little story, I PM’d a really good friend an update that went like this:
Update: the doctor by Nikki Sloane is one delicious #fuckfest
I mean there’s a story here but fuck if I care lol

The sexual part of the story I think was done very well, but obviously,
if you liked Birthday Girl then you will like this one too...

2,5 stars
Oct 02, 2021 rated it it was ok
Zero plot, just a lot of sex all the time and a little boring after a while.
Bookworm Between the Sheets
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars for this H-O-T so so so HOT - like you want your significant other next to you while reading this scorcher....


The Doctor has a dark, forbidden, age gap romance that is something that I have never read before. It's Fifty Shades of Grey's Anatomy and should be placed in this category! I read this book in one sitting and I don't want to have to wait for forever for Nikki Sloane's next release, ugh!


I am a MAJOR fan of Nikki Sloane's books and just cannot get enough of them and ALWAYS one-
Ashton Reads
I loved this! The beginning started out a bit awkward, but once it got going, holy moly, was it spicy! I didn’t realize until fairly recently how much I love the whole boyfriend’s dad trope, and this sure did deliver on that. If you were a fan of Your Dad Will Do by Katee Robert, then I HIGHLY recommend giving this one a try!
Beneath The Covers Blog
Aug 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, sonal, 2018-reads
Full review can be found HERE -->

*ARC provided for a voluntary honest review.* ~Sonal
2nd read: 3.5*
1st read: 4.5*
Jun 09, 2021 rated it really liked it
Obsessed with ex-boyfriends dad books and this one was so good! If you liked Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas then definitely give this a try!
May 24, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2021
I felt the need to review this because I think it was my best read of the month.
Honestly, I went into this without any expectations cause I was in the mood for some spicy graphic writing and I LOVED IT. There’s no better feeling than when you start a book and you don’t even check the page number cause the plot is just so intriguing.

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While reading The Doctor I felt such an immaculate vibe OMG; I don’t know what it was but something about the rich doctor’s house during summer was
First, I loved Nikki Sloane’s Blindfold series - Raising my hand for an ARC of this story was a no-brainer. Pick me, pick me!! So it saddens me to say that it left me feeling just ‘meh’ :( Cue all the tears and hold up my 2.5ish stars.

The biggest thing was I never felt the connection between the two MCs. I mean, yes they had some hot freakin' sex. A whole lot of it. But it happened so quick with little dialogue or build up that even at halfway through the book I wasn’t feeling their c
Jul 15, 2021 rated it it was ok
Shelves: age-gap
The sex scene's were HOOOTTTT.
I was disappointed by the storyline could've been much better.
Oct 24, 2021 rated it liked it
the smut was worth the read but the plot was just awful. considering it was literally 80% smut and 20% plot. at this point it could’ve just been a book of smut with no plot. i mean, there was no point for cassidy and greg (GOD I HATE THIS NAME) to fall in love. plus i would cringe so much at parts of the book, i don’t know how cassidy kept her cool. cassidy did make me cringe though so it was a whole shit show of secondhand embarrassment i was getting while reading the book. do i recommend this ...more

When I saw this upcoming book coming out weeks ago, I was like...


Until I finally did get to read and finish the book only then did I realize that it did not manage to deliver what I was expecting from the intriguing, sexy and forbidden blurb.


Let's be honest- this was expected to be very hot and explicit and Nikki Sloane did not let me down in that department! The sex- ohmygoodness, ohmygoodness and
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USA Today bestselling author Nikki Sloane landed in graphic design after her careers as a waitress, a screenwriter, and a ballroom dance instructor fell through. Now she writes full-time and lives in Kentucky with her husband, two sons, and two super destructive cats.

She is a four-time Romance Writers of America RITA® & Vivian® Finalist, a Passionate Plume & HOLT Medallion winner, a Goodreads Cho

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