The Good Provider by Jessica Stirling

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Kirsty, an 'orphan brat' escapes from the remote Ayrshire farm where she was a servant and runs away with her sweetheart, Craig Nelson. With little money and still strangers to each other, they travel to Glasgow and set up in a 'marriage' that is never made legal. Ambitious and impatient to get on, Craig falls in with a gang of sly and vicious thieves and soon sinks into a life of drink and crime. Meanwhile, Kirsty has met the handsome and charming David Lockhart, a medical missionary soon to return to China. But she is bound by loyalty to Craig, a less than ideal husband who can only bring her hardship and heartbreak ...

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Jessica Stirling is the author of "The Spoiled Earth,
Published January 1, 1988 by HODDER STOUGHTON LTD. 352 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction