The Good Provider Author:Jessica Stirling To the grim streets of Victorian Glasgow....comes Kirsty, an "orphan brat" serving girl from Ayrshire's remote hill farms, and Craig, her childhood sweetheart, fleeing from a tyrannical mother. Short of shillings and virtual strangers to each other, their first home is a boarding house and their "marriage" a pretence. — Kirsty finds work in a ba... more »kehouse while Craig, with less patience than ambition, takes to the carter's trade. From shadowy closes and back alleys Danny Malone's gang beckons him and, as Craig drifts into crime, Kirsty is tempted by a handsome new love.
With the police closing in and Kirsty almost lost to him Craig makes one last desparate bid to find security and happiness..at a price.« less