Just quote a couple of spoiler-free sentences the book you’re reading to tempt other readers.
Here is mine:-
“It must have been an astonishing imposition for the canal people when war brought them dainty young girls to help them mind their business, clean young creatures with voices so pitched as to be almost impossible to understand. It must have been amazing, more especially since the war changed their lives so little, for they read no newspapers, being unable to read, and, if they did possess a wireless, seldom listened to the news. “
I am on the Grand Union Canal, at the Regent’s Canal docks. You see, I signed on with a scheme to employ women to work boats while the war is on.
This all comes courtesy of Maidens’ Trip by Emma Smith.