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Philip William Stover

cozy romances
hairy forearms
and a side of fries


Seasons of New Hope

Nestled on the banks of the Delaware River, halfway between New York City and Philadelphia lies a vibrant river town that for decades has attracted eccentric artists, spiritual seekers and pioneering activists looking for a place to call home, all looking for New Hope. Seasons of New Hope chronicles a diverse group of fictional characters finding love against the very real backdrop of New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Seasons of New Hope Book 1


The Hideaway Inn

Seasons of New Hope Book 2


The Beautiful

Things Shoppe

Love Beyond Boundaries 

I grew up reading romance as a way to escape and often selected books based on their setting. I dreamed about traveling to the places I read about. The cozy romcoms in this series feature fabulous destinations and matching luggage sets. 

Love Beyond Boundaries Book 1


There Galapagos My Heart

Love Beyond Boundaries Book 2


Kiss You at

Machu Picchu

In The Press



Philip William Stover splits his time between Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and New York City. He has an MPS in Interactive Telecommunications and an MFA in writing. He is a clinical professor at New York University. 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. For many years he ghosted with an international best-selling women’s fiction author. He has published multiple middle-grade novels for Simon & Schuster and was the American Theater critic for 

He grew up tearing the covers off the romance novels he devoured so he wouldn’t get teased at school. Now he enjoys traveling the world with his husband of over twenty years as much as sitting on the couch with their beloved Ba-shar (Bassett Hound/Shar-Pei mix). He would never consider defacing any of the books he loves.


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