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At Dockside: Newest by Elizabeth George and Kurt Eichenwald; the Caribbean imagination of St. John Resident Peter Muilenburg

Here is where you will find what's new at St. Thomas' well-known, well-read Dockside Bookshop at Havensight Mall. Every week you will find new titles to peruse. Look for updates of our "picks" for fiction and nonfiction and, at the end of the reviews, a list of new paperback fiction.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Phone: 340-774-4937
E-mail: dockside@islands.vi
"With No One as Witness" by Elizabeth George.
HarperCollins, fiction hardcover, 640 p. $26.95
Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley takes on the case of his career.
When it comes to spellbinding suspense and page-turning excitement, New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth George always delivers. As the Wall Street Journal raves, "Ms. George can do it all, with style to spare."
In "With No One as Witness," Elizabeth George has crafted an intricate, meticulously researched, and absorbing story sure to enthrall her readers. Detective Inspector Lynley is back, along with his longtime partner, the fiery Barbara Havers, and newly promoted Detective Sergeant Winston Nkata. They are on the hunt for a sinister killer.
When an adolescent boy's nude body is found mutilated and artfully arranged on the top of a tomb, it takes no large leap for the police to recognize this as the work of a serial killer. This is the fourth victim in three months but the first to be white.
Hoping to avoid charges of institutionalized racism in its failure to pursue the earlier crimes to their conclusion, New Scotland Yard hands the case over to Lynley and his colleagues. The killer is a psychopath who does not intend to be stopped. Worse, a devastating tragedy within the police ranks causes them to fumble in their pursuit of him.

"Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story " by Kurt Eichenwald.
Broadway Books, nonfiction hardcover, 768 pp. $26.00.
In 2000, when "The Informant" was published, few would've imagined that a story about price-fixing at Archer Daniels Midland could be as un-put-downable as the best crime fiction. Yet critics – and consumers – agreed: "The New York Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald had taken the stuff of dry business reporting and turned it into an unparalleled page-turner. With "Conspiracy of Fools," Eichenwald has done it again.
Say the name "Enron" and most people believe they've heard all about the story that imperiled a presidency, destroyed a marketplace, and changed Washington and Wall Street forever. But in the hands of Kurt Eichenwald, the players we think we know and the business practices we think have been exposed are transformed into entirely new – and entirely gripping – material. The cast includes but is not limited to George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Paul O'Neill, Harvey Pitt, Colin Powell, Gray Davis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alan Greenspan, Ken Lay, Andy Fastow, Jeff Skilling, Bill Clinton, Rupert Murdoch, and Michael Eisner. Providing a you-are-there glimpse behind closed doors in the executive suites of the Enron Corporation, the Texas governor's mansion, the Justice Department, and even the Oval Office, "Conspiracy of Fools" is an all-true financial and political thriller of cinematic proportions.
"Adrift on a Sea of Blue Light" by Peter Muilenburg.
Afro-Indies Press, nonfiction, 256 pp. $16.95.
Author, columnist, boat-builder, sailor, world traveler and family man, Peter Muilenburg is living proof that an ivy-league education doesn't necessarily lead to manning another office desk in a crowded city. After arriving in the Virgin Islands almost 40 years ago, he and his wife Dorothy remained to build boats, found a local school, raise two sons, and sail throughout the Caribbean, as well as the Mediterranean Sea and the African coastline.
Peter's passion for the sea, the stars, the boat, his family and the islands themselves, shines through every tale. The timely insights and the intensity of his experiences are mirrored in his sensuous prose, his ear for dialogue, and his talent for transporting the reader to the place and time of his Caribbean imagination.

New Paperback Books

1. "Slightly Dangerous" by Mary Balogh, $6.99
2. "The Paid Companion" by Amanda Quick, $7.99
3. "A Heart's Awakening" by Veronica Parker (Indigo series), $9.95
4. "Shadow Account" by Stephen Frey, $7.50
5. "R Is for Ricochet" by Sue Grafton, $7.99
6. "The Madman's Tale" by John Katzenbach, $7.50
7. "Shoulder the Sky" by Anne Perry, $7.99
8. "Folly and Glory" by Larry McMurtry (Berrybender novels), $7.99
9. "Dark Justice" by Jack Higgins, $7.99
10. "A Death in Vienna" by Daniel Silva, $7.99
Mac Donalds Farmers Almanac 2005 is back!!!!
in stock at $1.65 a copy

We will gladly order any books you want. E-mail us at dockside@islands.vi, or call 340-774-4937.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Phone: 340-774-4937
E-mail: dockside@islands.vi

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