A Silent Killdeer Publishing — An Independent Book Publisher


A Silent Killdeer Publishing

Milan & New Orleans

Founded in 2008, providing advice and assistance to authors who want to publish their own books on Amazon.


Some of Our Books


The Loneliness of Lena

Lena has no friends and her family pushes her away. She says she prefers to be alone, but a strange woman who predicts her future, sees it differently. Faced with the beating drum of destiny, she tries to avoid the path before her, but life won’t let her. author: Russell J.T.Dyer published: 2018 genre: women's fiction pages: 295 isbn: 978-0983185468 — Buy on Amazon

The Loneliness of Lena [Russian]

This is the Russian translation of the novel, The Loneliness of Lena. She has no friends. She says she prefers it this way, but life has other plans for her when she meets an oracle. author: Russell J.T.Dyer translator: Elena Kartushina published: 2017 genre: women's fiction pages: 295 isbn: 978-0983185451

I Have No Friends

Lena has no friends and her family pushes her away. She says she prefers to be alone, but a strange woman who predicts her future, sees it differently. Faced with the beating drum of destiny, she tries to avoid the path before her, but life won’t let her. author: Russell J.T.Dyer published: 2016 genre: women's fiction pages: 266 isbn: 978-0983185437 — Buy on Amazon

MySQL Replication

Replication is an excellent way to protect data and ensure uninterrupted service. For those who know the basics of MySQL, this book can help them to learn about MySQL Replication and assist them in keeping it running. author: Russell J.T.Dyer published: 2010 genre: computer technology, databases pages: 191 isbn: 978-0983185406 — Buy on Amazon

In Search of Kafka

In this novel the main character is relentlessly pursued by the federal agents for a crime which he is wrongly accused. He desperately tries to elude capture long enough to find the true criminal to hand to the authorities in his stead. author: Russell J.T.Dyer published: 2008 genre: ficiton, thriller pages: 217 isbn: 978-0578041063 — Buy on Amazon

Upcoming Books


Not a Step

Adopted as boys by Papa Giovanni, Martin and Claudio were nemeses. While Martin spends his life looking for lost love, Claudio seeks happiness in power. They collide occasionally over the years to hurt each other or to take revenge on the other. author: Russell J.T.Dyer published: upcoming genre: ficiton pages: 192 isbn: 978-0983185444

Recent Author Comments

Below are recent comments from our authors, generally about their books.

Finished Revising

I’ve finished revising my new novel. It went from 600 to 350 pages and is a much better read. Now I need my editors, Andy Oram and Elena Kartushina to do their part. If all goes well, I hope to publish it by early November 2018.

Written by Author of Novel, Not a Step
Posted on Jul 15, 2018;  219 words
Humongous!

I received a first printing of my new novel, Not a Step. I still need to revise it, which will cut at least 100 pages. But I was surprised to see how much I had written over the past year or so.

Written by Author of Novel, Not a Step
Posted on Jun 9, 2018;  238 words
Influenced by Steve Martin

Someone mentioned recently that Steve Martin’s novel, Shopgirl has some similarities to this novel, I Have No Friends. It’s an interesting observation: it may have been an influence.

Written by Author of Novel, I Have No Friends
Posted on Jan 15, 2018;  850 words
Writing Background Stories

Some readers have asked me about some of the minor characters in my novel. When I would start to describe these characters, I discovered more depth to them. For those who have read the novel, I’ve begun writing some back stories about them.

Written by Author of Novel, I Have No Friends
Posted on Nov 28, 2017;  364 words
Audio Recording of Novel

Besides the deaf, some people enjoy audio recordings of books. They listen to them while driving alone for long distances, or maybe while lying in bed at night. So I’d like to make an audio recording of my novel.

Written by Author of Novel, In Search of Kafka
Posted on Apr 13, 2016;  118 words
Listed on Good Reads

My new novel is now listed on the Good Reads site, the social networking site for readers. If you’re a member, please add me as a friend and go to the page for my book and click on Want to Read.

Written by Author of Novel, In Search of Kafka
Posted on Dec 11, 2015;  78 words
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