The Bird Flies High

The Bird Flies High

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Josie Collins is reminded daily of how harsh life can be in Glasgow's slums during the 1920s by her abusive step-father. She dreams of escaping and becoming a reporter for one of the city's newspapers. Until disaster strikes when she reaches sixteen. A cruel twist of fate leaves her facing an unwanted pregnancy. Forced to give up her baby, she starts a new life and after a long struggle, Josie achieves her dream, even enjoying a close friendship with a male colleague. But, just when Josie starts to trust the happiness she's found, the past catches up with her, threatening everything she has worked so hard to achieve.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 111 x 175 x 28mm | 248g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747263922
  • 9780747263920

About Maggie Craig

Maggie Craig was brought up in Clydebank and Glasgow. She is also the author of a non-fiction book, DAMN' REBEL BITCHES.show more

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'A truly evocative story' -- Coventry Evening Telegraph 20011101 'Maggie Craig knows her Glasgow and, more importantly, knows how to share that knowledge with readers. The writing style is robust and confident. A refreshingly different and thoroughly enjoyable book' -- Scots Magazine 20011101 'One of the most promising writers of romantic fiction, has all the answers in this spell-binding new book' -- Middlesbrough Evening Gazette 20010501show more

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