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chapter twentyseven: two shout-outs

When Marco and Frigga left the kitchen, Mr. Hill poked his head around the corner and watched them both with amusement for a few minutes before tapping Lilly on the shoulder. “Come here for a minute, Lilly,” he said. “I … Continue reading

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chapter twentysix: macaroons

Lilly recounted her adventure to Adria and their moms, making sure to leave out the part about how she escaped from Emmy’s bedroom window. Lilly ended the story of her time in China by telling how Sarah went into labor … Continue reading

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chapter twentyone: sitting miracles

Mr. Warwick took notice of the glint in Mr. Hill’s eye and instantly knew he was willing to attempt something crazy if it meant retrieving Pastor Manchu. “Even if you left here, God can still work a miracle for the … Continue reading

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chapter twenty: the safest thing to do

Lilly related how she discovered Evan’s betrayal by accident through email. Then she told her father what was in the emails. Then she told him about how Evan discovered that she had found him out and his attempted confinement of … Continue reading

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chapter nineteen: texting secretly

“You are the spitting image of him,” Mr. Warwick declared, stepping back to get a good look at Lilly and Mr. Hill side by side.

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chapter eighteen: no guarantees, just help

The man whom the front desk lady had identified as Mr. W. W. Warwick III stopped dead in his tracks upon hearing the commotion and seeing the animated looks flashing across both Lilly’s and the front desk lady’s faces. Their … Continue reading

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chapter seventeen: triple ‘w’

Lilly stood on the sidewalk opposite the apartment building. Every second that ticked by, she feared seeing Evan Sun’s face appear in Emmy’s bedroom window, or worse yet, watch as Evan Sun bounded furiously out the front door. Good thing … Continue reading

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