A young doctor has left the hustle of New York City to start a practice in the small town of Mystique, New Hampshire. The town of Mystique has its share of unique characters, from Austria Copley, a busy body that is always stirring up trouble. Larry Aurabach, a grumpy elderly man that has respect for anyone. Mark Cann ather, who treats his wife with little respect. The small town would experience a summer of stress, confusion and worry. The negative personalities displayed by Austria, Larry and Mark disappear. They become kinder and respectful. What caused these changes? Roger Charles, the young doctor, that had left the city for the tranquil life of New Hampshire, finds himself in the middle of a virus that attacks the brain, changing ones thinking. The symptoms are difficult to pick up. With the help and encouragement of his new friend, Judy, they try to put the pieces together. How would the virus end its run? Would it return? Who else would contract it? The twists and turns and the surprise ending will hold your attention. Douglas Earl was born in New York City in 1947. Raised in a family of high moral values he does the best to respect all people. Doug always tries to put himself in the other person s situation to understand how they feel. He currently lives in New Hampshire where he moved to in 1974. He retired in 2003 after 32 years of service as a government employee. Douglas enjoys in his spare time golfing, writing, antiques, and playing the pia. Two years ago he had the opportunity to appear in a commercial for a national hotel chain. He is extremely proud of his three children and four grandchildren.