When American student, Rick Devan, discovers the body of his neighbour, Professor Milo Ferretti, he is suddenly caught up in a rollercoaster of assassination and international pursuit.
The Police are viewing the Professor’s death as suicide, but Rick is having difficulty accepting it. Then it emerges that the Professor has been working on a bar code that would render the consumer marketplace immune to trickery and obfuscation.
With transparency the name of the game, big business hits back and the chase is on.
Milo's Scale is the first in a series of Rick Devan thrillers, penned by Jane Chipperfield, a new player on the international thriller scene.