"A heartwarming tale"
Chrissy Knight leaves home in an attempt to find her
mother who abandoned her and her father Sebastian. Chrissy
knows she cannot talk to her dad about her mom because he
turns very sad and is incapable of responding to her
matriarchal needs. Two other children run away with
Chrissy seeking a long lost parent too. When Sebastian
realizes his beloved child is missing, he turns to the best
detective he knows, his former lover Melina Demitris.
Sebastian knows he hurt Melina when he abruptly ended their
relationship, but she does not understand that he left out
of fear that loved ones always abandon him.
Led by Melina, Sebastian and the other parents hunt for
their lost children before something bad happens to them.
Meanwhile the attraction between Melina and Sebastian
blossoms into love. However, he must overcome his feelings
of inadequacy caused by the desertion and she must surmount
her distrust of his staying power before a relationship can
permanently form, The first priority must remain finding
HEAVEN ON EARTH is a powerful "Bethlehem" relationship
drama that focuses on various types of love and how those
feelings can tear someone's stomach apart. The action
packed story line concentrates on the reactions of the
characters though at times the guilt seems forced. Marilyn
Pappano spins so vivid a tale centering on the ordeal of a
parent when a child runs away that the audience can picture
being in such a heavy situation.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted December 20, 2001