soul Mockup 3.jpg



Now full-fledge spies for the Union, the brothers Martin McCrary and John Harvey are hiding in plain sight in their hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. Martin is a commissioned officer in the militia of the now independent state of South Carolina. As such he is privy to the plans they, and later the Confederate States of America, have towards Fort Sumter. While he works to get information to and from his contacts in the Union, it is his brother, a former slave, who organizes his own make-shift navy among the slave fishermen to aid the Union as they plan to defend the fort. In the end, Fate takes the reins and our heroes can only hang on for the ride.

Coming October 6, 2020


D. X. Varos is a boutique publishing company that produces work in very specific categories. Because of our smaller size, we are under no pressure to produce mass quantities of titles and are able to be very selective in our acquisitions. Therefore, all of our titles will be at the pinnacle of their genre.


We only take on a few new fiction authors each year. We also accept nonfiction works about royalty and royal families. For the most detailed information please see the Submissions page of our website.

Being a small publisher does not mean we don't offer the same services as the big guys do. And yes, we are a REAL publisher. Our authors pay nothing to have their books published. We handle all aspects of perfecting, producing, and distributing your work. We also do promotion, but expect our authors to do the same. To learn more about how we partner with our authors, please see the Expectations page of our website.


About the name: The owner of the company is author Daniel A. Willis. Dano Varos is the main character of his first novel, Immortal Betrayal, and D. Xander Varos is a pen name he uses for certain writing. Many of Daniel's friends are convinced that novel is his autobiography (making him about 600 years old!). So the company was named in homage to this fragment of the owner's complex personality.

© 2023 by The Book Lover. Proudly created with