Doc and His Shadow (Nerd Squad Book 2) by Dani Gray

The nerd squad is back this time its Doc's turn to fall.  Doc and His Shadow is a low angst story with a continuing plot throughout the series.

From the blurb:

Brandon “Doc” Taylor was a pink haired twink doctor who ran his own clinic in the rough side of the city. He was also a hacker, and belonged to a group of fellow hackers, who he considered his brothers. They had formed the name King Arthur in the hacker world, letting them think it was one person, instead of the six of them.  

Vasily “Vasa” Nicolayevich was an enforcer from the Borya Commission. He was one of six enforcers assigned to help protect the men of King Arthur. Being a six-foot, four-inch bald Russian, he usually intimidated everyone who crossed his path. And yes, it was intentional. He pretty much hated people as a general rule.

Doc thought Vasa was hot from the moment they met, and all he could think about was jumping the man. But soon after they begin to move closer together, Doc’s clinic is attacked, and he’s hurt. Can Vasa keep him safe, and will the Nerd Squad recover from the new attacks?


Word count: 40,127

Warning: Gay erotic romance. The material in this book contains explicit sexual content that is intended for mature audiences only. All characters involved are adults capable of consent, are over the age of eighteen, and are willing participants.

Molly Otto's Review:

Another fun read in the nerd squad series this time its Doc and his Russian protectors turn. Doc is a snarky brat with a heart too big for his own good and Vasa will do anything to protect him and make him happy. When Docs clinic is attacked our group gets help from all yhe local gangs knowing his clinic is needed. The heart of these stories makes you love these men even more. Each one will do anything to make the lives of others around them better and to not endure what the have in their pasts. Overall fun and engaging read. Will continue with this series as it comes out

This can be read as a standalone but their is an ongoing plot throughout the series.

Wlf_Forrest's Review:

Another easy to read book from Dani. The nerd squad is back with their mob protectors. Doc and his shadow Vasa falls into a routine until Doc’s clinic is attacked and Doc is injured. The nerd squad, mobs and street gangs all band together to create a new clinic for Doc. Vasa is just as dedicated to looking after Doc as Doc is looking after the general community. Love how the story just unfolds.
Looking forward to the other books in the series.

SNiK's Review:

Second in series (The Nerd Squad), best if read in order. Bodyguard. Found family. Slow burn. Instalove. Quick read.

Being assigned to guard the pink haired doctor that’s part of the hack group known as King Arthus is no hardship for Vasa, and he quickly falls for Brandon while protecting him. Brandon happily accepts Vasa into his life and into his heart as they work together to rebuild the health clinic for the indigent and homeless Brandon has dedicated his life to.

With the support of their group of adopted brothers of hackers and bodyguards, Brandon and Vasa seamlessly build a relationship together. Again there is a lot of telling and not showing in this story, but the story was pretty straight forward and enjoyable. A quick story with some action and some steam, but tons of found family vibes.

Doc and His Shadow is currently available as an e-book and paperback.