M. L. Humphrey

Biography

Hi there Sci Fi fans, my name is Maurice Humphrey.
I am a Vermont native, husband, father, grandfather, well over 60, Navy veteran, retired IBM engineer, retired printer repairman, Graduated: Goddard Jr. College, VT Technical College, and Trinity College. Over the years I’ve written technical articles, taught technical classes, and presented at technical conventions.
I’ve been reading science fiction for over 50 years now. First books were “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Verne and “The Stars Are Ours” by Andre Norton. I’ve read and collected many great stories, and a considerable amount of junk ones as well. I’d say by now that I probably have a good idea of what I consider a good story.

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Books

The House of Ezram
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Hugo Winton was a private person and on a usual Friday night could be found at the local bar sitting in a corner by himself and thinking about Sally Fisher, until one night a stranger approached and offered him an adventure. It included Sally, and refusal turned into abduction. By the next day he was far away and thrust into the politics of The House of Ezram and a destiny that he was born to.
Interview with the Dungeon Master
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Morley could tell, it was not going to be a good day! First he had an assignment to interview the King's Dungeon Master. But Morley had no idea where the dungeon was or how to find it. "I know" he thought. "I'll go see my good buddy Corporal Geez; he'll know where it is!" And that was just the beginning; it went downhill, or should I say underground, from there.
Betrayal on Gruentok
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Betrayal on Gruentok chronicles Wilys and Marja Qwen's archeological expedition to the planet of Relkin 5. A planet of mystery with only one small continent. What secrets does it hide? For the Qwen's it is an"Expedition into the Unknown". Nearly twenty five years later, a second expedition returns to Relkin 5, looking for the remains of the first expedition in "Marja's Quest".
Return to Earth
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Series: The Cornish Talisman, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Jason has decided to stay on Earth to complete his education. Even with the best of intentions, his parting with Arial turned out to be harder then he expected with two more years of college before they are due to return. Jared has mysteriously disappeared, but made contact through one of his inventions disguised as a portable typewriter. Many troubles still await him until they Return to Earth.
The Crystal Crowns
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Series: The Cornish Talisman, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The crew of The Cornish Talisman, travel to Evensett seeking redress from the council for injustices down to them by Councilor GraMorn. From the moment they address the council they are embroiled in intrigue between the interests of the Council, a mysterious group called The Crystal Crowns and the awakening functions of this ancient ship as they are caught up in this game of planetary proportions.
Across The Chasm of Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cosmic intrigue in the building of a new empire where secrets abound everywhere. Conspiracies on each side work toward their separate agendas, one aspiring for freedom throughout the galaxy, the other to bind it under an ancient and repressive regime. People from all walks of life battle unseen forces bent on their downfall while others secretly guide the government toward a new and better future.
Little Ann
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Series: Time Chasm, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 23,220. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story of Little Ann, an orphan under the guardianship of Aunt Margaret. Her tumultuous life growing up to become her own person is fraught with bitter trials and loving friendships. With the help of an associate, she delves into her past to uncover a long hidden secret from her past. What was so terrible in her past and who is the friend who helped her through it?
Toll Booth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the near future, there will be a network of parking garage type buildings in all of the major cities of the world containing a matter transfer apparatus that can quickly move vehicles, and their contents, to any selected worldwide outlet and back again. What would happen if there was a computer glitch, or worse yet, a computer virus? Where would you end up then?
Tails of the North
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
These are two short plays about the adventures of the Mountie Sergeant Pressley up in the north. The first deals with a bank robbery and the second with the murder of a local resident. They may be used as either stage plays or radio plays.

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