Review: Drive Your Truck by Julia Talbot

Home on compassionate leave for his brother’s funeral, Navy SEAL Garrison Matthews needs to blow off a lot of stress and grief before he returns to active duty. In honor of his brother, he takes Bettie, the brothers’ souped-up vintage truck, out for a spin. A bit of an adrenaline junkie, Garrison has no problem finding trouble. This time trouble’s named Walt, and he happens to be Garrison’s sister-in-law’s brother.

Neither man expects their fun to amount to anything else, but after an injury sends Garrison home for good, he turns to Walt, hoping to start a new life. Walt is a closeted sheriff’s deputy, and while he adores Garrison, he isn’t sure he’s ready to come out… or for such a big commitment. Being fresh out of the service isn’t easy on Garrison either. To find their happy ending, Walt and Garrison must overcome their trust issues and get ready to settle down together.

This was an interesting story. Walt and Garrison were an unlikely match in the beginning but they definitely grew on each other. I wasn’t sure if they were going to make it since they both had some baggage to deal with. But Walt had his wake up call and finally did the right thing. I love that both of their families were supportive and didn’t try to get them to “act straight”. Kylie was so heartbreaking but she was an amazing ally for both Walt and Garrison. The end is a solid happy for now and you can be assured they’re going to work to make the relationship last. I would love to see a sequel a few years down the line to see how they’re coping being open about their relationship. And how Kylie’s doing with Ashley.

About Julia:
Julia Talbot lives in the great Southwest, where there is hot and cold running rodeo, cowboys, and everything from meat and potatoes to the best Tex-Mex. A full time author, Julia has been published by Torquere Press, Dreamspinner and Changeling Press. She believes that everyone deserves a happy ending, so she writes about love without limits, where boys love boys, girls love girls, and boys and girls get together to get wild, especially when her crazy paranormal characters are involved. Find Julia at @juliatalbot on Twitter, or at

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