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Jersey: Secrets of the Sea by Paul Darroch is published by Seaflower Books. Launches August 2019.


Jersey: Secrets of the Sea is the panoramic story of an Island forged by the seas, set at the crossroads of maritime history, and told through the voices of the Jersey seafarers who made it. 

Media reviews of Jersey: Secrets of the Sea

“Cinematic vividness…. As well as being a fine writer, Mr Darroch is a natural storyteller and a sensitive historian. It is a rare combination of talents. In short, he has the ability to bring history to life” – JERSEY EVENING POST

“Secrets of the Sea bristles with fascinating insights into the treasure that is our Island’s maritime history” – RURAL JERSEY MAGAZINE

Media reviews of Jersey: The Hidden Histories:

“Would you like to take a colourful, breakneck gallop through the rich history of our community? If that sounds like an attractive prospect, then Jersey: The Hidden Histories could be the book for you”JERSEY EVENING POST

“The author has assembled a fictional historical overview of the island of Jersey, from Stone Age times up until the present day… The book is well-written, expertly researched and interesting to read” –  HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY

Jersey: The Hidden Histories by Paul Darroch reached #1 in the Waterstones/ JEP Island Book Chart in October 2015. It is available on Amazon here.