“[A] brilliantly written LGBTQ+ take on the classic small-town romance.” —BooklistHigh school wasn’t the right time or place for their relationship to grow, but now, fifteen years later, a chance encounter changes both of their lives forever.No one in the charming river town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, needs to know that Vince Amato plans on flipping The Hideaway Inn to the highest bidder and returning to his luxury lifestyle in New York City. He needs to make his last remaining investment turn a profit…even if that means temporarily relocating to the quirky small town where he endured growing up. He’s spent years reinventing himself and won’t let his past dictate his future.But on his way to New Hope, Vince gets stuck in the middle of nowhere and his past might be the only thing that can get him to his future. Specifically Tack O’Leary, the gorgeous, easygoing farm boy who broke his heart and who picks Vince up in his dilapidated truck.Tack comes to the rescue not only with a ride but also by signing on to be the chef at The Hideaway for the summer. As Vince and Tack open their hearts to each other again, Vince learns that being true to himself doesn’t mean shutting down a second chance with Tack—it means starting over and letting love in.Seasons of New HopeBook 1: The Hideaway InnBook 2: The Beautiful Things ShoppeCarina Adores is home to highly romantic contemporary love stories where LGBTQ+ characters find their happily-ever-afters.A new Carina Adores title is available each month:The Hideaway Inn by Philip William StoverThe Girl Next Door by Chelsea M. CameronJust Like That by Cole McCadeHairpin Curves by Elia WintersBetter Than People by Roan ParrishThe Love Study by Kris RipperThe Secret Ingredient by KD FisherJust Like This by Cole McCadeTeddy Spenser Isn’t Looking for Love by Kim FieldingThe Beautiful Things Shoppe by Philip William StoverBest Laid Plans by Roan ParrishKnit, Purl, a Baby and a Girl by Hettie BellThe Hate Project by Kris RipperHard Sell by Hudson LinFor the Love of April French by Penny AimesSailor Proof by Annabeth AlbertMeet Me in Madrid by Verity LowellThe Life Revamp by Kris Ripper
About the Author
Philip William Stover splits his time between Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and New York City. He has an MFA in writing and is a clinical professor at New York University, where he is the former chair of the writing curriculum. As a freelance journalist, his essays and reviews have appeared in Newsday, The Forward, The Tony Awards, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Houston Chronicle, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and other national publications.