Neil Wraxall is one of a group of noble younger sons who met as soldiers and are now trying desperately to settle back into peaceful Society. When Neil is asked to help the Earl of St. Maur’s daughter with a charity, Neil accepts, thinking it’ll be easy.
Lady Juliana has no use for high society. She’srunning a home for orphaned boys. Juliana is grateful for Neil-until she realizes she can’t stop thinking about him. She doesn’t like the distraction and wants him gone. But when Juliana pushes a local crime lord too far, she’ll need Neil more than ever before.
The Survivors Series:
Third Son’s a Charm (Book 1)
No Earls Allowed (Book 2)
No Earls Allowed is the second part of the Survivors series of Shana Galen. We get to know Neil Wraxall, as he has agreed to help the Earl of St. Maur as a favor to his father. They want him to retrieve Lady Juliana from the orphanage were she is staying.
But after arrival at the orphanage, Neil realizes that the task will be anything but simple. Since Lady Juliana is hell bend on keeping ‘her’ boys save. So Major Neil starts to help out at the orphanage: fixing locks and repairing the roof. But with the both of them staying overnight at the orphanage, not chaperoned, they will create a scandal. And since Neil is a bastard son, he does not want to create another bastard. So the both of them try to stay out of each other’s way.
But as they are working side by side to create a safe home for the orphanage boys, fending of the advances of a mafia lord and rescuing the pet rats from a fire, both realize that they are attracted to each other. But is that attraction enough for a marriage?
Can Lady Juliana convince Neil that a bastard is just as good a man as a ‘real’ earl? And can Neil understand why she is so protective of her orphanage boys? Find out in the second part of the Survivors’ series. And don’t forget to keep an eye out for part three: An Affair with a Spare. Four out of five stars from me and an special thank you to Netgalley for providing the arc.
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablance
Published: March 2018
My Rating: ♥♥♥♥