F. Wyman Morgan is a consultant living on the New Jersey Shore. F. Wyman Morgan for twenty-five years was a leader in industrial research in two major chemical companies and currently provides technology assessment and planning guidance for specialty chemical and pharmaceutical companies. As a result of his experiences in biotechnology, and his interest in diverse fields of research, he has developed passion for understanding the biological forces that influence human behavior.
Assistant Professor, Trent Schmitt finds adventure, mystery and romance when he investigates a tiny cat-borne microbe that makes rats suicidal and women amorous. Schmitt is accused of spreading the microbe across three continents to deliberately create millions of desirable women after he won and lost the love of his ideal woman. The disappearance of Schmitt's graduate student deepens the mystery.