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chapter twelve: unraveling a confounded morass

“That’s a laconic man, if ever I met one,” Mr. Hill commented as he started up the engine. Advertisements

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chapter eleven: a careful crash

Backing out of the apartment’s parking lot, Mr. Hill filled Lilly in on the details of his conversation with Sarah Carrig: “She said that not long after they arrived home from services, Manchu was called by the young woman who … Continue reading

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chapter nine: daddy-daughter gymnastics

Sarah calmed down a bit after her outburst, then she went on to explain how she had come to contact Mr. Hill. “Some time after that incident, I was reminded of our meeting and spoke with Manchu about it. Sure … Continue reading

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chapter eight: a talk over tiramisu

“Mr. Hill!” the woman exclaimed, stepping backwards to let them in. Quickly she locked the door again. “Thank you so very much for coming.” Joy radiated from her face.

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chapter seven: in-between reality and dreamland

The Adventures of Lilly Book Two – A China Escape Immediately Lilly set to work unpacking her suitcase. Emmy helped her while “ooohing” and “aaahing” at several items. In no time at all, they were finished. Lilly stood up.

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chapter six: echo and emmy

The Adventures of Lilly Book Two – A China Escape The apartment complex was large, and thankfully its interior was much warmer and more inviting than its rigid and uninspiring exterior which rose so high into the smog-filled sky that … Continue reading

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chapter five: beijing

The Adventures of Lilly Book Two – A China Escape “Lilly! Lilly! Wake up!” Mr. Hill called shaking her gently.

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