What Happened Was, is an urban love story that takes place in Brooklyn, New York. The main character is Jessa, who after spending years in different relationships, is finally given a chance to experience love, true love in which one could never imagine. But when secrets and old flames emerge, Jessa is face with the taunting decisions to do what she knows is right or to keep things a secret to ensure her love with Ric will not be comprised. This book is a testament that true love conquers all, no matter what kind of relationship it is, as long as everyone is willing to live in their truths. But there is one thing that Jessa vows to take to her grave, and hopefully, that one thing won't be the thing to end it all.