A World War
II love story for the ages
The time is 1937. Journalist Dianne Castle
mixes with Hollywood's elite post-Prohibition hedonists at the
popular Club Borneo, owned by handsome Japanese American, Johnny
Honda. Amidst the threat of war and chants of Yellow Peril, Dianne
and Johnny fall in love, but it's a love not to be.
How can Johnny let his beloved Dianne throw her life away on the
likes of him?
Dianne stubbornly vows to follow him to the ends of the earth-even
if it means entering an internment camp.
* * *
"They grip your heart
and make you weep"
The kind of book that you think about
afterward. . . They [hero/heroine] grip your heart and make you
It is definitely one for the keeper shelf.—Margaret
I highly recommend It Had to Be You
for an all-consuming and powerful love story.—Romance
Best Mainstream Novel – Golden Triangle*
Runner-up Best Mainstream Novel – Book of
Runner-up Best Historical – Now and Then*
Runner-up Best Historical – Show Me More*
*under various previous titles