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Secret Money (Lily Adventures #1)

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  53 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Adventures seem to follow sixteen-year-old Lily Masterson everywhere, especially when she stumbles into a tragic mystery.

* Was her father really ill?

* Why does a tax collector try suddenly to foreclose on the family farm?

* And what should Lily make of Wilbur, who takes a liking to her, but whose interest seems motivated by something other than compassion?

Follow Lily on thi

Paperback, 182 pages
Published May 23rd 1995 by Random House, Inc.
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Oct 11, 2016 Jerry rated it it was ok
This one was just okay for me.
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Dec 13, 2016 Lois Hecksel rated it really liked it
A Christian Fiction Young Adult book which will appeal to readers of the Mandie series.
Oct 26, 2014 Terrie rated it really liked it
I found this book on my mother's shelf and had it in my to read pile. I loved the book and the characters and so didn't want the story to end. I had never heard of the author and looked her up and it saddens me to see she passed away some years back. I will be looking for more of her books to read.

The book had enough mystery, historical, family love and values. It is about a 16 yr old girl which would appeal to younger readers but a great enough story to hold anyones attention.
Oct 13, 2007 Lithia rated it liked it
Recommends it for: people who liked Mandie
Shelves: 2007
Lily receives an urgent message telling her to return home to her ailing father. When she arrives, she is told that her father was killed a few weeks earlier in a horseshoeing accident. However, the death does not appear to be an accident at all.

It is pretty slow paced until the end, which goes by much too fast. The resolutions of the book occurs in the last few pages and leaves little room for explanation. I like the ideas of the plot, but it was not well developed.
Apr 01, 2009 Jenn rated it liked it
Shelves: own
It was pretty decent for Louis to write. I was expecting more and somewhere in the middle it became slow and picked back up near the ending. I was hoping Lily would have said "Yes" to Ossie's proposal. But if she did then the story would have changed completely. The ending keeps it open enough to want to read the rest of the series.
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This is a Christian mystery for children. It's pretty good.
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Lily Adventures 3 and 4? 2 9 Apr 15, 2009 08:33AM  

Lois Gladys Leppard was the ever-popular and prolific writer of Mandie Books. She was also a professional singer, actress, and playwright. Lois studied at the New York School of Music and the Voice Beautiful Institute in New York under Glenn Morris Starkie. Additionally, she and her two sisters, Sibyl and Louise, sang professionally as the Larke Sisters and appeared in the operetta Bohemian Girl
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