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Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite
"The scar was attacking him; invading his brain – violating his body. It always hurt in situations like this. The pain of a mother whose daughter has left her, a husband who works too much, who either couldn’t or wouldn’t be there for her." William Miller's last case ended up with him being shot and his client killing himself. After his recovery, Will is not eager to get back to work but he couldn't reject Laura Haynesworth's request. She wants him to find her missing daughter, Natalie, who's an addict. Will accepts the job, keen to solve the case quickly and return to his solitary life. Little does he know that the case will have an emotional impact on him, evoking past memories and raising his sense of justice to a dangerous level. The Red Herring is a mystery novel by R.G. Link.
Engaging from the start, The Red Herring establishes its intrigue early with Will Miller's harrowing meeting with his client, giving readers the first glimpse into the protagonist’s psyche. His conversation with his psychologist reveals more about his childhood and his parents; the narrative at times shifts to his memories of his military service and his turbulent past romance. They permeate the story along with Will's investigation of Natalie Haynesworth, a missing teen whose case gradually becomes an ongoing source of intrigue in the steadily-paced plot. There are times when Will's mental state casts doubt about his ability as a private investigator. However, his self-discipline and tenacity help him tremendously as he gets closer to the truth about the case. Dark and psychological, The Red Herring is a satisfying read from R.G. Link.