I bought this book because I read an interview by the author and loved the premise.
The book seemed to be very topical: basically, a group of men find girls who manifest poltergeist activity. They imprison the girls/women (mostly through marriage) in order to have sex with the poltergeists. The POV character is a young woman, just married (albeit unknowingly) to a member of this club. She has had a poltergeist most of her life, and has developed various coping mechanisms to keep it imprisoned.
I did like the main character, but felt I could have liked her more. She's an architect with a D&D background - something not often seen, and that was very refreshing. However, she seemed to fall into the helpless "oh woe is me!" category - she just seemed to let things happen to her, rather than being proactive.
My big thing: I did not understand how the men were having sex with the poltergeists, in particular because most of the sex seemed to be unwilling. Poltergeists are discarnate entities who can cause a lot of damage (and in some cases did - there are fires, etc., when the sex is occurring). WTF? As this is a main component of the book, I wanted to know how these entities were being compelled, and I never felt I was given an explanation.
I don't feel I can discuss this book too much without giving it away, and it is a different enough take I think there are people who would enjoy reading it. The author did a very good job of combining both past and present in a way that clarified many events. However, I thought the ending was very abrupt.
This is a decent book. I have a feeling, though, that if the author had given it another revision it would have been a wonderful book.
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