Anna Jacobs (born 1941) is an English novelist. She has published historical sagas and romances, modern novels and SF/F. As of August 2011 she has published 54 novels, most under the Anna Jacobs name and a few under two different names - Shannah Jay (SF/F), Sherry-Anne Jacobs (non-fiction and one historical romance). Jacobs writes alternate historical and modern novels. Her books are also available as ebooks. In 2006 one of her novels, Pride of Lancashire, won an award for the Australian Romantic Novel of the Year.