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Anna Jacobs

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Anna Jacobs has 57 novels published as of April 2012. She writes historical sagas and modern novels alternately, and in the past has written historical romances and fantasy novels (the latter as Shannah Jay).

She's addicted to story-telling and writes three novels a year.


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Tenebrak: The Founding (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: This is the prequel to 'The Chronicles of Tenebrak, written by Anna Jacobs under her pen name Shannah Jay.
Envoy (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Science fiction thriller/romance written by Anna Jacobs under her pen name Shannah Jay.
The Price of Wisdom (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Part 4 of the fantasy saga written by Anna Jacobs under her pen nam Shannah Jay, first published by Pan Australia in 1986. This book was shortlisted for Best Australian Fantasy Novel
Shadow of the Serpent (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: This is Part three of the four-part fantasy saga, Chronicles of Tenebrak, written by Anna Jacobs under her other pen name Shannah Jay. It was originally published by Pan Australia and is now available as an ebook
Lands of Nowhere (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: This is part 2 of a fantasy saga by Anna Jacobs, written under the pen name of Shannah Jay
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"Persons of our rank," declared the Dowager, quivering with outrage at the mere idea, "do not fall in love! They may, if they are that way inclined, come to feel some affection for their spouses - I have known it to happen, even in the best of ci..." Read more of this chapter »
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Harlequin Historical Hi, I'm very happy to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves, please ask away. I'll be happy to answer them.


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Anna Daniel wrote: "I want you to know, Anna, that I've added your books Family Connections, Our Eva, The Wishing Well, Salem Street and Kristy's Vineyard to my to-read list."

Thank you very much. I'll be interested to see how you enjoy them.

Anna


Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend on Good Reads.


Daniel I want you to know, Anna, that I've added your books Family Connections, Our Eva, The Wishing Well, Salem Street and Kristy's Vineyard to my to-read list.


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