CONSPIRACY OF GENIUS
His height barely reached five feet, his spindly legs supported a bulging chest, and his eyes protruded grotesquely from a gnome-like head - but within that absurd-looking man lay the mind of a genius.
It was a genius that had carried mankind deep into the secrets of creation and was now on the verge of producing living organisms from test tubes filled with inert chemicals. The world, however, ridiculed the theories of Professor Cheslin Randolph and the government refused to advance the millions needed for the final series of experiments.
But Professor Randolph was determined to get the money - even if it meant turning his powerful brain to robbing a spaceship in mid-flight, using trained viruses as his accomplices.
Kenneth Bulmer (1921 - 2005)
Henry Kenneth Bulmer was born in London in 1921. He was a prolific author, writing over 160 novels under a bewildering array of pen names, and including adventure, historical and western novels, as well as TV tie-ins in addition to his prodigious science fiction output. He died in 2005.