The Bird Flies High

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Glasgow, 1920s. Growing up in a poor but loving family in the packed tenements around Glasgow cathedral, Josephine Shaw dreams of a very different kind of life for herself, her mother, brother and sister and is overjoyed when she is taken on as a copygirl at a Glasgow newspaper. Then tragedy strikes, and Josie is left alone and friendless. By sheer determination she fights her way back, becoming a reporter on the same newspaper. Life is good, even if her relationship with fellow journalist Roddy Cunningham has its complications – and on both sides. Can he find the courage to trust again, and can Josie find the courage to tell him the truth about her past?

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Reviews of The Bird Flies High

‘Maggie Craig knows her Glasgow and, more importantly, knows how to share that knowledge with readers.’ Scots Magazine