Shaun Loftus

Shaun Loftus - Marketer

Florence, Italy

Marketing consultant, digital media expert and all around production manager with a true love for indie authors!

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Overview

We understand that writing a book is no easy feat. That's why we're here to offer our full-spectrum, white-glove services to independent authors like yourself. We've worked with scores of authors and have helped launch 500+ titles across all platforms. From debut authors to best-selling authors in the Amazon marketplace, we've got you covered.


Whether you're just starting to write your first book or have a completed manuscript, we're here to help. We can assist you with researching competition and discovering the most competitive genres. We can also help you hire and manage your editorial staff and find the best designers for your book cover.


When it's time to launch your book, we'll be there to help you create early buzz and arrange ARC campaigns. We'll make sure your book is online with proper meta-data and a world-class description. Our extensive experience with advertising on Facebook, AMS, and Bookbub, we'll help you design your graphics, create ad campaigns, and schedule promotions.


We're all about making your life easier, which is why we offer full-service packages, allowing you to focus on what you do best, while we take care of the rest! If you're interested in learning more, don't hesitate to reach out. We'd love to chat with you.


Warmest regards,


Shaun and the team


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Fiction
Historical Fiction
Historical Mysteries
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense

Work experience

Marketing Strategist

Self-employed
January, 2012 – Present (about 11 years)

Providing programming, site development and marketing strategy for online companies, retailers, individuals, and artists.

In addition to writing winning copy, my work has included site development, user interface development, SEO, SEM and media purchasing across platforms ranging from AdWords, Facebook, Twitter and PPC /PPM publishing platforms.

Portfolio (45 selected works)

The Mystery of Julia Episcopa (The Vatican Chronicles Book 1)

John I. Rigoli, Diane Cummings

In ancient Rome, a woman flees for her life. Her enemies are those she once called ‘brother’. Hidden beneath her blue cloak are secrets men will kill for – forgeries that prove the newly self-appointed bishops are not followers of the way, but pretenders who have seized power and will stop at nothing to shape this new religion to their own ends. Now, Julia – a woman who had once walked with Ma... read more

In ancient Rome, a woman flees for her life. Her enemies are those she once called ‘brother’. Hidden beneath her blue cloak are secrets men will kill for – forgeries that prove the newly self-appointed bishops are not followers of the way, but pretenders who have seized power and will stop at nothing to shape this new religion to their own ends. Now, Julia – a woman who had once walked with Ma... read more

Eagles: Before the Band

Rik Forgo

With the first iconic strum of the guitar on 'Take It Easy' the Eagles set a new direction for the country-rock infused California sound. They drew their inspiration from The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, the Flying Burrito Brothers and Crosby, Stills and Nash. In the band's first nine years together they scored gold records for every album release and delivered songs... read more

With the first iconic strum of the guitar on 'Take It Easy' the Eagles set a new direction for the country-rock infused California sound. They drew their inspiration from The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, the Flying Burrito Brothers and Crosby, Stills and Nash. In the band's first nine years together they scored gold records for every album release and delivered songs... read more

From the Ashes (Berlin Fractured Book 1)

Marion Kummerow

From the bestselling author of the 'War Girls Series' comes a nail-biting story about Berlin sliding into the Cold War.The Third Reich has crumbled and Berlin is governed by the four victorious Allies.Werner Böhm, a German émigré to Moscow, returns to his hometown with the highest hopes for a better future.Sent by the communist party to bring freedom, wealth and happiness to the German people,... read more

From the bestselling author of the 'War Girls Series' comes a nail-biting story about Berlin sliding into the Cold War.The Third Reich has crumbled and Berlin is governed by the four victorious Allies.Werner Böhm, a German émigré to Moscow, returns to his hometown with the highest hopes for a better future.Sent by the communist party to bring freedom, wealth and happiness to the German people,... read more

Unrelenting: Love and Resistance in Pre-War Germany (World War II Trilogy Book 1)

Marion Kummerow

Berlin, Germany 1932. In a time of political unrest and strife, one man finds the courage to fight back...Dr. Wilhelm "Q" Quedlin, chemical engineer and inventor, lives for his science. A woman is not in his plans—nor is it to be accused of industrial espionage.But things get worse from there.Watching Hitler's rise to power spurs his desire to avoid yet another war that will completely destroy... read more

Berlin, Germany 1932. In a time of political unrest and strife, one man finds the courage to fight back...Dr. Wilhelm "Q" Quedlin, chemical engineer and inventor, lives for his science. A woman is not in his plans—nor is it to be accused of industrial espionage.But things get worse from there.Watching Hitler's rise to power spurs his desire to avoid yet another war that will completely destroy... read more

Going Hard: The Steeles 1 (Steele Ridge)

Browning, Kelsey, Ridge, Steele

The Road to Liberation: Trials and Triumphs of WWII

Kummerow, Marion, Midwood, Ellie, Osipova, Marina, Toner, JJ, Lucyk-Berger, Chrystyna, Wesson, Rachel, Hawker, Olivia

Woman On The Run

Rice, Lisa Marie

Blue Madagascar

Kaplan, Andrew

George Orwell: A Life

Bernard Crick

A sublime essayist and author of the masterful political novels 1984 and Animal Farm, George Orwell is at least as relevant in the age of Trump and Brexit as he was in his own short lifetime (1903-1950). Both of his classic novels have been hot sellers over the past two years and his name is conjured daily on newscasts and opinion pages as pundits try to make sense of the strange political mom... read more

A sublime essayist and author of the masterful political novels 1984 and Animal Farm, George Orwell is at least as relevant in the age of Trump and Brexit as he was in his own short lifetime (1903-1950). Both of his classic novels have been hot sellers over the past two years and his name is conjured daily on newscasts and opinion pages as pundits try to make sense of the strange political mom... read more

Still Life: A Memoir

Sutherland; Jeff

An inspiring and brilliantly observed memoir in the manner of Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air and Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie.Father, husband, athlete, medical doctor, Jeff Sutherland had built an enviable life for himself and his family by the time he noticed that he was losing strength in his left arm. He visited a specialist and from that appointment, he writes, "deep person... read more

An inspiring and brilliantly observed memoir in the manner of Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air and Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie.Father, husband, athlete, medical doctor, Jeff Sutherland had built an enviable life for himself and his family by the time he noticed that he was losing strength in his left arm. He visited a specialist and from that appointment, he writes, "deep person... read more

Acqua Morta: Romanzo Thriller Soprannaturale

David Ballerini

Le ombre del passato hanno molto da raccontare e molto da nascondere, e nessuno è senza colpa - c’è sangue, tanto sangue, nell’acqua.Appollaiato tra le vette delle Dolomiti, l’Acqua Morta era stato un tempo un albergo lussuoso e uno stabilimento termale famoso in tutta Europa per le doti quasi miracolose delle sue acque. La fonte termale si era però improvvisamente e misteriosamente seccata su... read more

Le ombre del passato hanno molto da raccontare e molto da nascondere, e nessuno è senza colpa - c’è sangue, tanto sangue, nell’acqua.Appollaiato tra le vette delle Dolomiti, l’Acqua Morta era stato un tempo un albergo lussuoso e uno stabilimento termale famoso in tutta Europa per le doti quasi miracolose delle sue acque. La fonte termale si era però improvvisamente e misteriosamente seccata su... read more

Shaun has 37 reviews

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Communication & Punctuality

Morty Shallman
Dear Fellow Author, If you're looking for a great book marketer, look no further than Shaun Loftus and her team at the Book Whisperer. Thanks to them, my novel, "The Tyranny of Desire," is, as of this writing, the #1 New Release in Dark Comedy on Amazon! After my first independent book release about ten years ago went nowhere, I was determined to learn from my mistakes and hire a professional...
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Morty Shallman, January 2023

Shaun Loftus
If anyone out there is reading my reply - you need to read Morty's book. No, really. It's that good. I wish I were a big 5 publisher, so I could have given this book all the attention it deserve...
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Douglas Hood
I spent some seven years working on a narrative nonfiction, had agents and interest from editors, but was never able to place it with traditional publishers--growing (sick and) tired of the whole process. Since I had expended a lot--had a cover designed and copyediting done--I wanted to get it right on launching the book. In surveying the proposals I had through Reedsy, Shaun Loftus stood out a...
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Douglas Hood, January 2023


Stuart Ullman
If you believe in your books, really believe in them, and you’d rather write books than market them, Shaun is a great choice as an ally. I started this review with belief in yourself as the hook because when I had my first exploratory Zoom meeting with Shaun that’s what I told her: “I believe in my book”. And I did. I had believed in it from its first draft, which, if you have completed a fir...
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Stuart Ullman, January 2023

Shaun Loftus
Stuart, we love you. And we love this book. And we aren’t quite done.

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Tom Lombardo
Outstanding people who really know what they are doing! They're lovely to work with and professionally communicative.

Tom Lombardo, July 2022


Thiago Abdalla
Shaun and her team were excellent. A true learning experience. I feel like they have not only helped with my launch, but equipped me with the tools to be successful at marketing my book!

Thiago Abdalla, May 2022

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