Nazaire stared at his spouse, who lay motionless in their bed. Beside her, the doctor’s remedy of milk laced with strychnine remained untouched on a small table in the bedroom. The doctor looked sheepish as he placed a firm grip on Nazaire’s shoulder.
“I’m so sorry, I did everything I could.”
A scene from the recently published novel, the long shot: a french canadian saga – book 1.