February 1941. Julie Harris is working in London's East End as a midwife
when a bombing raid destroys her family and the house she grew up in. All she
has left is her motherless baby nephew William.
to uphold her promise to her sister to keep William safe until his father, Bill,
returns from the war, she accepts a post as a midwife in Cliffehaven
on the south-coast of England. Here they are taken under the wing of the
Reilly family at the Beach View boarding house.
too soon Julie learns that Bill is 'missing in action' and William falls
dangerously ill. As she begins the long vigil by William's beside, she fears
she will lose the little boy she has grown to love as her own.
Where The Heart Lies is Ellie Deanís fourth family saga for Arrow.