A House With Good Bones

A haunting Southern Gothic from an award-winning master of suspense, A House With Good Bones explores the dark, twisted roots lurking just beneath the veneer of a perfect home and family.

"Mom seems off."

Her brother's words echo in Sam Montgomery's ear as she turns onto the quiet North Carolina street where their mother lives alone.

She brushes ...show more


256 pages

Average rating: 6.88




Community Reviews

Jan 26, 2024
10/10 stars
Great gothic horror book and the reader for the audiobook was superb! I laughed aloud a few times. And openly gasped once too!
Jan 12, 2024
2/10 stars
Dec 04, 2023
10/10 stars
This booked f*cked me up. My dreams were wild and horrifying while reading this book. I love a good Southern Gothic and this absolutely delivered. The author obviously doesn’t know about my fear of swarms of ladybugs, but she provided numerous swarms of ladybugs that about did me in.

Sam, delayed on her archaeological dig, comes home to stay with her mom in the south vs going back to Arizona where she resides as an adult. Her mom is staying in her...read more
Aug 17, 2023
8/10 stars
This was a WILD ride. Creep factor 11 throughout the first 2/3 of the book. Then boom, total chaos and I loved it.
Jun 08, 2023
10/10 stars
This is probably one of my favorite Kingfisher books so far! She has a way of mixing humor and terror so well, you’re chuckling one minute and cringing the next. Sam is staying at home with her mother in their childhood home after her archaeology dig was postponed. Unfortunately, the house seems to have changed and the dead are not at rest. This novel is fast paced, humorous, and filled with magical realism giving it a cozy feel. I don’t usua...read more

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