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The Resident by David Jackson

Thursday, July 16, 2020 ThrillerFiction

The Resident by David Jackson front cover

Thomas Brogan is on the run. He’s killed people – quite a few, it turns out – and the police are on his tail. As he legs it through the streets and alleys of the urban sprawl somewhere in the UK, he runs past a terrace of houses. The one on the end seems empty, so he tears away some of the boards and scrambles inside. Safety. The police continue on past and he can breathe easy at last.

He starts to explore. The house is truly abandoned, without running water or electricity. Serial killers like Brogan tend to act on impulse, and he didn’t pack a lunch before dispatching his latest victims and thus has nothing to eat or drink...

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