I liked the world building, and the characters were interesting. My main gripe with this novel is that..Show More » after going to the trouble to build up an intriguing plot, the author winds up solving everything by just tossing aside the rules of the first 2/3 of the story, making the hero and heroine super-powered, and fixing everything like 'ta-da, Magic!'
Still, the world of Crosspointe was interesting, and I plan to give the next one a chance to be better.
I enjoyed this one better than the first book in the series, and I have to admit to being intrigued by the world-building and the story arc that seems..Show More » to be developing, but there's just something about the characters that falls short. They just don't behave quite realistically sometimes, and I find it a bit jarring. I think I'll continue with the series, though, to find out what happens.