The Shadow of the Staff, A Wizard’s Revenge is the first in a series of novels written by M.A. Haddad. He was born in Toledo, Ohio and still resides there today. After his graduation from high school he held several employment positions until his enlistment in the Ohio Air National Guard. He served in traditional status until he became a full time employee and was considered Active Duty Air Force. As a member of the United States Air Force, he received several awards and commendations. He also co-founded the State of Ohio’s Non-Commissioned Officer Preparatory Course. He is considered by many to be an expert in Leadership and Management and has given several seminars on the subjects.
As a teenager, he joined the Official Auxiliary of the United States Air Force, Civil Air Patrol. Currently he is still an active member of the program and as a Senior Member wears the rank of Major. He and has been in the program for over 48 years.
After 24 years and 6 months of national service, he retired and began his writing career. The Shadow of the Staff, A Wizard’s Revenge is his first novel and is both exciting and riveting. His writing shows that he is committed to delivering a story that readers should find entertaining, intriguing and fun to read. The second book in the series is The Shadow of the Staff, Tomorrow is Just a Day Away and is expected to be available this coming spring.
He has also earned two Associates degrees, one is an Associate in Applied Science in Personnel Administration and the other is an Associate in Applied Science in Information Systems Technology. In addition, he has two degrees in music from The Sherwood School of Music in Chicago, Illinois.
His hobbies include being a disc jockey for parties and wedding receptions, coin collecting, stamp collecting, collecting autographed pictures of television and movies stars, model building and painting small metal figures based on several novels and movies. He is also serving as a volunteer in several locally based community programs to include the Red Cross.