A. D. Adams has compiled a long list of achievements since he earned a degree, in engineering, from the University of Akron. His career-related accomplishments include finite element engineer, computer system administrator, software engineer, patent holder, and draftsman. He has worked for Babcock and Wilcox, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, and Veyance Technologies. After having engineering articles published in technical journals, he made the transition to writing novels. His first novel “The Dragon Healer of Tone” was a successful fantasy that has been downloaded thousands of times. His second novel was a mystery entitled “Death on Lake Ice”. After these two novels, he wrote the second novel of the dragon series “The Dragon Savior of Tone”. He then wrote two children's picture books “My Brother is a Dragon” and “Woody the Reindeer”. A. D. Adams is also an accomplished wood artist whose creations have taken various forms from wall-hangings to six-feet tall Christmas trees, winning awards for his woodworking.