Geoff Loftus


Geoff is the author of the thrillers: MURDEROUS SPIRIT and DARK MIRAGE (the Jack Tyrrell Novels); DOUBLE BLIND; ENGAGED TO KILL; and THE DARK SAINT (All from Saugatuck Books).

He's also a lifelong history buff and the author of LEAD LIKE IKE: Ten Business Strategies from the CEO of D-Day, (Thomas Nelson, Inc.). In October 2010, he was privileged to be the Keynote Speaker at the Eisenhower Legacy Dinner, which was held at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library.

A regular contributor to, Geoff has been gainfully employed in business journalism and corporate communications for more than a quarter-century. Working both freelance and on-staff, he has worked for Condé Nast, Deloitte Consulting, Fairchild Publications, and News Corp., as well as nonprofit organizations such as The Conference Board and the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals, where he was Vice President, Communications.

Geoff manages to get around: He's addressed large audiences from Fortune 500 companies on numerous business topics. And he's been interviewed by ABC News, CNBC, Fortune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Investor's Business Daily, in addition to Compliance Week, Directors & Boards, and Corporate Boards. Geoff was Managing Editor of Across the Board (now known as The Conference Board Review), a monthly business magazine of thought and opinion at The Conference Board, and he was the first director of The Conference Board's website, which won numerous awards upon its launch.

Like many writers, he once dreamed of writing the great American novel but gave that up in an attempt to write the great American screenplay. The closest he came to that lofty achievement was writing Hero in the Family with John Drimmer for The Wonderful World of Disney on ABC. He's been a member of the Writers Guild of America, East for more than twenty-five years.

Geoff was lucky enough to go to Purchase College, State University of New York and Fordham Prep — the Jesuit high school in the Bronx. Today, he lives in Scarsdale, New York, with his wife Margy, son Gregory, and their wonderful little dog, Heidi.

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The Last Thing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jack Tyrrell hunts a serial killer who began his lethal career by murdering Tyrrell's wife.
Dark Mirage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Weeks before Christmas, Marissa Carvajal wakes naked, soaked in blood, a billionaire's corpse next to her in bed. Jack Tyrrell, former Green Beret and U.S. Marshal, and Harry Mitchum, Tyrrell's guardian angel, race to save her from the NYPD, a private security force and Chinese spies. A troubled woman, a dead billionaire, action and national security combine in a thriller with a spiritual twist.
Murderous Spirit
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,590. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Tyrrell was a U.S. Marshal, now a drunken loser who was shot by the mob. Tyrrell survived. His wife, Maggie, did not. Five years after her death, Maggie appears as a ghost and offers him a chance to do right. She introduces Harry, who might be an angel. Murdered Wall Street CEOs, Russian mafia, and a beautiful woman mix with questions of free will and faith, giving this thriller a spiritual edge.
Engaged To Kill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,130. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Engaged to Kill starts: "If my best friend hadn't killed his mistress, I wouldn't have had a chance with his fiancee. Funny how things turn out." The story is a Hitchcockian thriller about a deadly competition between two men. Set in New York City; it's filled with sex, money, lies, violence, and murder. All the things that make life worth living.
Double Blind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Two Beautiful Women. Two Deadly Secrets. A New Yorker goes on blind dates with two women and is lost in a tangle of Mafia, Federal agents, violence, sex, betrayal, and murder. Exactly what you'd expect from a book about blind dating and the Mafia.
The Dark Saint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,490. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Dark Saint . . . No Mercy. No Absolution. A legendary serial killer terrorizes Block Island, killing Catholics. His opponent: the recovering alcoholic police chief of the tiny New England community, a man who needs to redeem himself. A deadly villain, a desperate hero, a gorgeous woman, a beautiful beach location, and grotesque murders make this the perfect summer read.

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