WINSTON WICOMB has over sixty publications with the major focus of his work in heart preservation. He received his PhD in Medical Biochemistry from Cape Town University, South Africa. Following a distinguished career where he served as a Principle Investigator of California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, Department of Transplantation, San Francisco; Wicomb now serves as Director/Senior Scientist at the Infectious Disease Research Institute, Seattle, Washington. AMOS VAN DER MERWE retired from medical practice to pursue a life-long dream of writing. His short stories and articles have appeared in `Runner's World', `Leisure Wheels' and various other magazines and publications. His two previous biographies about prominent South African personalities and his other five books of fiction all received extremely favourable reviews. Amos now lives in an isolated estate on South Africa's Garden Route coast, with a family of francolins as neighbours. He writes because he believes words can be used to change the world into a happier place.