J. M. A. Ziegler is a most unlikely author of women’s literature. Dr. Ziegler received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He also trained in martial arts for many years, eventually obtaining a black belt in a genuine desire for self-actualization. He is currently the Director of Software Development for a small medical image analysis company in Houston, Texas, where his openly stated goal has always been to improve the quality of life. He lives with his wife of more than twenty-five years with whom he has two teenage children.