A House with Good Bones

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Tor Nightfire
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5.81 X 8.49 X 0.9 inches | 0.73 pounds

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About the Author
T. KINGFISHER writes fantasy, horror, and occasional oddities, including Nettle & Bone and What Moves the Dead. Under a pen name, she also writes bestselling children's books. She lives in North Carolina with her husband, dogs, and a garden with several rose bushes that she keeps a very careful eye on.

"T. Kingfisher's A House with Good Bones is (a) funny, (b) scary, and (c) charming. You will gulp this book down like sweet tea on a hot day."--Charlaine Harris, New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series

"A House With Good Bones grapples with a thorny family legacy with heart, wit, and creeping horror. I was compelled to read the book in one breathless, white-knuckled sitting. Vultures, ladybugs, and underground children, oh my!"--Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts

"An eerie Southern gothic that still has Kingfisher's trademark humor."--Buzzfeed

"Impressively weird, nerve-wracking but still laugh-out-loud funny, A House With Good Bones is another horror hit from T. Kingfisher."--BookPage, STARRED review

"Wickedly witty and intensely scary, A House With Good Bones is a thoroughly modern take on the Southern Gothic, about thorny family secrets that refuse to stay buried. You'll be feverishly turning the pages, so engrossed you won't notice the vultures circling overhead. . ."--Rachel Harrison, author of Cackle

"This magical book somehow manages to be laugh-out-loud funny and completely terrifying at the same time--and I could not put it down! It's immersive and entertaining, and the cleverly imaginative storytelling mixed with an oh-so-memorable voice will have you racing through the pages. I absolutely loved this!"--Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today bestselling author of The House Guest

"Kingfisher goes Southern gothic (Waffle House visits included) in this hilarious and gruesome contemporary horror novel. Horror fans who like a little whimsy on the way to a chilling climax won't want to miss this."--Publishers Weekly, STARRED review

"T. Kingfisher has mastered her own special blend of horror and snarky mundanity, wherein the not-so-dearly departed demand half-frozen ham, terrifying abominations hunger for blood, and the vacuum is full of ladybugs. A creepshow in taupe, with extra vultures. I loved it."--Travis Baldree, New York Times bestselling author of Legends & Lattes

"A House With Good Bones is a dark, eerie fantasy that creeps through your skull and covers your brain like rose vines, tightening with every strange reveal. Despite the looming dread, T. Kingfisher weaves incredible wit and humor through every passage, crafting a tale of mystery and horror well worth sinking into."--Chuck Tingle, author of Camp Damascus

"Highly recommended for lovers of Southern gothics, readers who like their horror to sneak up on them, and anyone who appreciates the voice of Kingfisher, no matter what genre she's currently writing."--Library Journal, STARRED review

"A House With Good Bones had me nodding and laughing in recognition at the family dynamics and eccentric Southern neighborhood and then full-out shrieking at the bugs and buried secrets. No one blends humor and creeping dread as satisfyingly as T. Kingfisher."--Gwenda Bond, New York Times bestselling author of Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds

"T. Kingfisher continues to establish herself as one of the freshest voices in horror! Samantha grounds this story in a normalcy that is so approachable and understandable that it only heightens the horror. You'll be reading underneath a blanket with a flashlight!"--Katee Robert, New York Times bestselling author

"T. Kingfisher brings her trademark brand of humor and suspense to A House with Good Bones. . . . Quirky side characters, drily humorous narration and a ghoulish, gruesome climax should entertain horror and fantasy fans."--Shelf Awareness, STARRED review

"For fans of stories that take the haunted-house trope and overlay occult themes with generational trauma, like The Good House, by Tananarive Due and How To Sell a Haunted House, by Grady Hendrix."--Booklist