Gracen Lowell is on the hunt for a man—but not just any man. He has to be ‘the one’. Her only problem is that no one she’s dated has ever measured up to the charming qualities of her best friend.
Slade Owens knows no matter how much he loves Gracen, he’ll never be what she’s looking for. And he dang sure isn’t going to stick around to watch her fall in love with someone else. Slade leaving the Owens’ family farm for an out-of-state job should put enough distance between the two to allow him to move on with his life and Gracen to search for her happily-ever-after.
Gracen knows asking him to stay isn’t fair. Slade thinks leaving her behind is the only thing to do. Inexplicably drawn together, the best friends must decide if they have what it takes to own up to their feelings… before it’s too late.
This is a full-length, standalone novel that touches on the topic of domestic abuse. Suitable for ages 18+.
By becca whaleyon May 18, 2017
There are no words to describe this book or what it will do to you emotionally when you read it. There is not a person alive with a heart that won't be broken and then mended back together by this phenomenal book... There isn't a heart string it won't pull, or an emotion you won't feel. Happiness, love, friendship, sadness, hurt, anger, disgust, healing, and more... In the end all is over come and they get the HEA they deserve....
Couldn't put it down!
By Kelsey Jon May 20, 2017
What it Takes will suck you in! I couldn't put it down! The story of Gracen and Slade is beautiful. I'm always a fan of the friends to lovers stories, but the emotions the author is able to invoke through the story are truly full spectrum! Some tough subjects are captured beautifully and written with such grace. Wonderful book!