Theresa Jacobs


Theresa Jacobs entertains readers with her versatile style, from kids’ books, to horror, to crime, she’ll never let her creativity be stifled, and after writing eleven books in six years, nothing will stop her now. She still works full time in the real world and spends every free moment either writing new stories or binge-watching popular shows. She lives in Canada with her handy husband and goofy dog, both of whom vie for the rest of her time.

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
With our new dog, we've had her just over a year now and she takes up a lot of time. I also love watching sitcoms and Movies. I favor comedy and anything with loads of special effects. Of course, I read a lot and now I spend too much time social networking, trying to get my writing off the ground.
Who are your favorite authors?
This list can go on for days - Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Johnathan Lethem, Johnathan Carroll, Richard Laymon, Ramsey Campbell, Gord Rollo, Octavia Butler, Douglas Adams ... and so many more.
Read more of this interview.


About me, books, and life
Here's a little vlog I did one day about me, my books, and being true.


Into The Salton Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,260. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Abandoned as a baby, Harlow spent her life asking unanswered questions.
The Cleaner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Gagon is called to the sewers of Toronto, an unusual location for a homicide. In less than 24hrs, another person is murdered miles away, inside their home.
Unfamiliar Territory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,770. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Throughout history, every witch, and warlock, has a Familiar—a spirit animal to guide and comfort them. Hazel spends her days studying magic, and her nights with friends. Until one morning she wakes and her faithful Cat, Azriel, is missing. She soon discovers all the Familiars are gone.
The Guardian
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Seventeen-year-old Josephine is used to new towns, the same bullies, and being a loner. Until they move to Lilith Falls, where her world gets turned upside-down. Here she suspects a creature that can not possibly exist, just might.
Handsome. Detective Gagon book one
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,370. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Being handsome has its advantages and affords him easy access into people’s homes. They quickly learn you can not judge a book by its cover when they pay the ultimate price with their lives.
The Zombie Effect
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Coming of age
The Zombie Effect ***Warning course language and violence***** The game they never should have played.
The Used
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
607 people go missing every single day without a trace. Jeremy Samuelson an ex Canadian Security Intelligence Service agent is one of them. Four months after his mysterious disappearance, Jeremy reappears, but in his mind no time has passed.
The Cimmerians
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
***Note special free short "The Followers" at the end of the book, approx eight pages. This story can be read before as a prologue, or after for fun.
Writing 101 - How to Write for Yourself & Share with the World
Price: Free! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Writing 101: Inspiration for beginners. Move past your fears, get writing and self-publish with tips such as: • Where to begin • Creating your own covers • Avoiding scammers • Self-Publishing • Links to free help
Wife 'n' Death
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Crime
If you think living with her is bad - try dying with her. Angelica committed murder/suicide to end her troubles. What came next was worse than her tortured life. In purgatory, she is stalked by the one she killed with no way out. Until one day, something beyond her control changes.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
NaNoWriMo 2017 book. Last updated 2017-11-26 08:00:28
Goal reached!
Twelve massive ships leave the dying earth, heading into the great unknown, seeking new life among the stars. One of the ships, GAIA, crashes on Kepler, which is already inhabited.
Sudden Death
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
An Innocent Phone Download Turned Deadly. Death. There's an App for that. Beware what you invite into your computers, or phones, it may be the last thing you ever do.
Spewed Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Poetry » Canadian Poetry
I have compiled a collection of what some people would call poetry, most of it is my creative brain spewing out the junk so I can write my book. Following is the results of that thought process. It began in 1991 and continues on today. Some are light and playful, and some are dark. They are mixed with photos of my own that I had the words imprinted on for Social Media.
Shrouded Voices
Price: Free! Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Wondrous adventures await you beneath Shrouded Voices. Ageless and timeless, four adventurers set out on journeys all their own, but fate wound their tales together. Led by the fearless Theresa Jacobs, they threw their lots in as a team with one goal – to vanquish the evil wizard of time, Obscuritmos. Each of these accomplished authors have novels of their own.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,650. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A small Rocky Mountain community is plunged into fear when their sweet old librarian is found mutilated. She was alone in a locked apartment, with only her cat as a witness. Her death is only the beginning.

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Smashwords book reviews by Theresa Jacobs

  • Bedtime Tales on Feb. 12, 2017

    Warning : Don't read alone at night. Though short stories they are definitely creepy! I actually had goosebumps with each tale. The author does an excellent job of bringing the spooks to life.