Meenakshi Patil, a thirteen-year-old girl growing up in a small Maharashtrian village, is as playful as a teenager should be until a revelation turns her life upside down. It starts as a small voice in her head, and then it begins to fester until it becomes a part of her very existence.
By the time she realizes what it is, it is too late.
It is an entity that has made her house in her -- a Yakshini -- and she is on a vengeful spree.
The Yakshini's victims are targeted though; they are men who deign to take undue advantage of her host, Meenakshi.
The Patil family grapples to find out the true nature of the Yakshini. Is she an evil murderess or is she a blessing in disguise, protecting Meenakshi from harm? For this Yakshini is neither black nor white, but as gray as they come.
Follow Meenakshi's life from her age 13 to 31, through a gamut of relationships with various men, and how she comes to terms with the Yakshini, who might after all be nothing more than a dark side of her own personality.
Yakshini comes from the oeuvre of the bestselling author, Neil D'Silva, who was recently listed among the top 7 Indian horror authors to be read by UK's DESIblitz magazine.
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