Devil's Advocate

Devil s Advocate How did Fox Mulder become a believer How did Dana Scully become a skeptic The X Files Origins has the answers in this young adult origin story The X Files Origins Devil s Advocate will explore the tee

  • Title: Devil's Advocate
  • Author: Jonathan Maberry
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  • Page: 470
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  • How did Fox Mulder become a believer How did Dana Scully become a skeptic The X Files Origins has the answers in this young adult origin story.The X Files Origins Devil s Advocate will explore the teen years of Dana Scully, the beloved character depicted in the cult favorite TV show The X Files Her story is set in the spring of 1979, when serial murder, the occult, andHow did Fox Mulder become a believer How did Dana Scully become a skeptic The X Files Origins has the answers in this young adult origin story.The X Files Origins Devil s Advocate will explore the teen years of Dana Scully, the beloved character depicted in the cult favorite TV show The X Files Her story is set in the spring of 1979, when serial murder, the occult, and government conspiracy were highlighted in the news.The book will follow Scully as she experiences life changing events that set her on the path to becoming an FBI agent.Don t miss The X Files Origins Agent of Chaos, by Kami Garcia, about 17 year old Fox Mulder.An Imprint Book

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    1. Jonathan Maberry

      JONATHAN MABERRY is a New York Times best selling and five time Bram Stoker Award winning author, anthology editor, comic book writer, magazine feature writer, playwright, content creator and writing teacher lecturer He was named one of the Today s Top Ten Horror Writers His books have been sold to than two dozen countries.He writes in several genres His young adult fiction includes ROT RUIN 2011 was named in Booklist s Ten Best Horror Novels for Young Adults, an American Library Association Top Pick, a Bram Stoker and Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading winner winner of several state Teen Book Awards including the Cricket, Nutmeg and MASL winner of the Cybils Award, the Eva Perry Mock Printz medal, Dead Letter Best Novel Award, and four Melinda Awards DUST DECAY winner of the 2011 Bram Stoker Award FLESH BONE winner of the Bram Stoker Award 2012 and FIRE ASH August 2013 BROKEN LANDS, the first of a new spin off series, debuts in 2018.His thrillers include The Joe Ledger Thrillers from St Martin s Griffin PATIENT ZERO, 2009, winner of the Black Quill and a Bram Stoker Award finalist for Best Novel EXTINCTION MACHINE, 2013 now in development for TV by SONY PREDATOR ONE, and others His first middle grade novel, THE NIGHTSIDERS BOOK 1 THE ORPHAN ARMY, was named one the 100 Best Books for Children 2015, with a sequel, VAULT OF SHADOWS debuting this year from Simon Schuster His standalone teen science fiction novel, MARS ONE, is in development for film by Zucker Productions and Lone Tree Entertainment His upcoming standalone suspense novel, GLIMPSE, has gotten advance praise from Clive Barker, Scott Smith, James Rollins, Heather Graham and Charlaine Harris.His horror novels include The Pine Deep Trilogy from Pinnacle Books GHOST ROAD BLUES, 2006, winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel and named one of the 25 Best Horror Novels of the New Millennium DEAD MAN S SONG, 2007 and BAD MOON RISING, 2008 , as well as DEAD OF NIGHT, 2011 named one of the 25 Best Horror Novels of the New Millennium and its sequel, FALL OF NIGHT, 2014 He also wrote the movie novelization, THE WOLFMAN, 2010, winner of the Scribe Award for Best Adaptation and DEADLANDS GHOSTWALKERS, an original novel inspired by the million copy selling role playing game He has also written the foreword to a new annotated edition of DRACULA from Writers Digest Books.Jonathan and colleague 1 NY Times bestseller Kami Garcia Beautiful Creatures each wrote an X FILES ORIGINS novel for teens with Kami focusing on Fox Mulder in AGENT OF CHAOS and Jonathan telling the backstory of young Dana Scully in DEVIL S ADVOCATE.Jonathan is the creator, editor and co author of V WARS, a shared world vampire anthology from IDW, and its sequels, V WARS BLOOD AND FIRE, V WARS NIGHT TERRORS, and V WARS And he writes a best selling monthly V WARS comic A board game version of V Wars was released in 2017 and the series is in development for TV by IDW Media.He is also the editor of the dark fantasy anthology series, OUT OF TUNE JournalStone , a series of THE X FILES anthologies which launched in 2015 SCARY OUT THERE, an anthology of horror for teens and the anthologies ALIENS BUG HUNT, NIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD with George Romero , JOE LEDGER UNSTOPPABLE with Bryan Thomas Schmidt and two volumes of mysteries ALTERNATE SHERLOCKS and THE GAME S AFOOT with Michael Ventrella Jonathan was an expert on the History Channel documentary series, ZOMBIES A Living History and TRUE MONSTERS And he was participated in the commentary tracks for NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD REANIMATED His many nonfiction works include VAMPIRE UNIVERSE Citadel Press, 2006 THE CRYPTOPEDIA Citadel, 2007 winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction co authored by David F Kramer ZOMBIE CSU The Forensics of the Living Dead Winner of the Hinzman and Black Quill Awards and finalist for a St

    845 thoughts on “Devil's Advocate”

    1. Young Scully. She's a loner, mostly hanging out with her sister, Melissa, taking martial arts, doing yoga, oh and going to school. She does have a little love interest for a bit =) ❤There is some crazy stuff going on where Dana and her family moved. Kids are getting killed in a numerous amount car accidents. Dana is seeing ghosts, the devil or angels or something. and THEN . . . some things are found out and this is what Scully becomes in her adult life ↓Granted, I can understand why after a [...]

    2. I mean, I hate to be that person, but Hashtag Not My Scully (#NotMyScully). I wasn't precisely looking forward to this book, despite being the owner of a beyond huge X-Files obsession that permeated my adolescence, but it seemed like a fun idea, if executed properly. I wasn't as worried for the Mulder one in this pair of books, because his story as a teenager practically writes itself. Also, Kami Garcia seemed like a good choice. She knows the genre, and is successful in it. But this Maberry guy [...]

    3. I've always been a fan of Scully, but Mulder has always been my favorite. With this story, it was awesome to see into her head and get an idea of where she got to where she was in the series. The plot was deliciously creepy and full of tension and kept me guessing the entire time. And the epilogue was seriously satisfying. **Huge thanks to the publisher for sending me an early copy**

    4. Dana Scully's story, age 15, set in the spring of 1979.happiness comes in the form of two x files ya novels telling mulder and scully's stories as teenagers.i couldn't ask for more, really.

    5. I had a really hard time getting into this story. It's unfortunate since I absolutely adored Mulder's Origins. It was hard for me believe that this was the backstory of the Dana Scully we grew to know and love from The X-Files, whereas with young Mulder it was easy to picture him as the long haired 17 year old that Kami Garcia wrote about. I also found the story to be a bit predictable. If you read a good bit, you can probably guess what's going on and the identity of a certain person/thing befo [...]

    6. My original The X-Files: Origins #2 - Devil's Advocate audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.In my previous review of The X-Files Origins Book 1, I noted my skepticism toward a young adult series chronicling Mulder’s and Scully’s adventures as teenagers, well before they become the FBI’s Most Unwanted. I went into these books with an open mind, and having done so I don’t expect I will return to the Origins titles if any more are published.While the books the [...]

    7. Great read for all X-Files fans. Great to see that it stays true to cannon. X-Files fans will eat this up. Even if you have never seen an episode this book will have you hooked from page one. Jonathan Maberry rocks the story-telling as always. You just make sure to read Agent of Chaos as well. Any hope for more? Until then looking forward to the graphic novels coming up in February.

    8. Most of my complaints about this one revolve around it being Very Obvious this was a man writing a woman. But there was also pacing issues and the 180 at the end didn't quite work for me.

    9. Okay, I was not a fan of this. I'm so deep in the middle of an X Files spiral right now, and Mulder and Scully are just amazing. I love these two so dearly. After reading the absolutely wonderful first book of this series, I was so excited to read about my fierce and fantastic leading lady, Dana Scully. Scully is brilliant - not only as a doctor but a developed skeptic and a fighter. She kicks some major butt, but this book did not do her justice. This Scully did not have the same feeling as the [...]

    10. Finally a book about the time before the X-files (at least I never saw one about Scully and Mulder in their teenage years). A book about teenage Scully (this book) and teenage Mulder (the Agent of Chaos book). Written by two different writers. I only really read this one, so I can't speak (much) for the Agent of Chaos one (which I kind of dropped, as I couldn't believe Mulder's age, and also a lot of stuff was just a bit to conveniently placed, at least with Scully it felt more believable that t [...]

    11. I have been obsessed with The X-Files for a lot of years and I was just as excited as the next person when I found out about season 10! But YA X-Files with Scully sans Mulder? I just don't know what to feel! Here's hoping that Jonathan Maberry does a fantastic job of making Scully hold her own!

    12. I am a huge x-files fan and I was equal part skeptical and excited about reading the x files origins books and on the whole I was reasonably pleased with what I read. They do capture the spirit of the TV series for me getting the essence of both Mulder and Scully right so they feel right as a prequel to the series. I would gladly read more of these following both Mulder and Scully right through until they become the agents we meet in the first x-files series.Scully's story was awesome. I must ad [...]

    13. "You came in here to learn, and this is a lesson. Never apologize for what you don't know. There is no shame in that. Shame comes when you refuse to know or pretend not to know. That is deliberate ignorance, and it is loathsome."Review also posted here. If you're new to my blog or reviews, you should know one thing: I am a MASSIVE fan of The X-Files. And it was only natural that I flocked to this little YA duo of tales chronicling the origins of television's most magnetic pair--Dana Scully and F [...]

    14. I was excited when the Scully and Mulder YA novels were announced. The concept of them growing up as the opposite of who they turn out to be is interesting since we've been watching them since the early 90s.As I was reading the novel, I was keeping my notes on my thoughts on Scully's characterization. I flip-flopped back and forth trying to figure out how to feel about Scully.At the beginning of the novel, I was expecting this story to be more geared toward Mulder. Then, halfway through the nove [...]

    15. It's a three-star plot but Maberry's writing is so atrociously horrifying I wanted to burn it so here we are. I'll just never understand the popularity his books get, considering the TRASHFIRE that is some of these run-on sentences. Y i k e s.

    16. I struggled though most of this book which was disappointing because I LOVE Dana Scully. I found this metaphysical aspect of her life difficult to swallow and hard to reconcile with my beloved skeptic. However, Maberry manages to tie it all together during the resolution and epilogue. This does not redeem it enough to earn it a better rating.

    17. Long before her years as an X-Files Federal Agent, Dana Scully used her sharp intellect as a divining rod for the truth. In Jonathan Maberry’s Devil’s Advocate, set in Craiger, Maryland, the curious fifteen-year-old wants to know if the strange being from her dreams is an angel or a devil. Beginning to realize the significance of this figure, and of other images from her visions, she traces her way through a terrifying dreamscape, trying to piece together how or if it corresponds to reality. [...]

    18. You know, I just didn't enjoy this one as much as the other book in the series (written by a different author). The other book centered on Mulder, and it definitely felt like I was reading about the teenage version of the character I loved from the show. This version of Scully, however, was not what I was expecting. I had a hard time seeing how she would end up as the Scully I know and love. If I separate this from the show, it's a good story. There's a serial killer targeting teenagers, and the [...]

    19. I liked this one, but not as much as the Mulder story by Kami Garcia. I just found Scully to be more frustrating as a teen. Jonathan Maberry did capture her skepticism well, but she kind of came across as more dramatic and it bothered me that she bought it easily to the new age stuff at first. Still a decent read and fun peek at what part of Scully's formative years may have looked like.

    20. It only gets 3 stars because the overall story was good, but it shouldn't have been a back story about our beloved Scully. The first time I read this book I think I was blinded by my love and excitement for new X-Files content, especially a back story. I have always felt like Scully got shafted in that way, where we know very little about Scully and this book did absolutely nothing to change that. I feel like Mr. Maberry had a checklist of shit sitting beside his laptop that was mentioned in the [...]

    21. I am so mad that the first two star rating I'm giving this year is to this book. I was so looking forward to reading the two origin stories for my favorite fictional FBI agents. I even splurged and bought both in hard back signed editions.This book is supposed to be about a young Dana Scully. It takes place when she's fifteen and living in Maryland. There are a series of strange deaths that she gets wrapped up in, and eventually it's revealed that they're cult murders. All of that was great. I l [...]

    22. (originally reviewed at thelibraryladies)Who is one of my very favorite TV queens? Who is one of the TV characters that I love for her inspirational strength, her smarts, her snark, and her perseverance? Who is up there in my personal hall of fame of badass ladies on the small screen?Dana. Freakin’. Scully.So the very moment that I discovered that both Mulder and Scully of “The X-Files” fame got their own origin stories, I knew that I’d save Scully for second. I wanted to savor her. I wa [...]

    23. I tried to approach this from two sides. If I knew nothing about the X-Files, how would this read? Generally, I'd say well--there was an interesting mystery with engaging characters. The glimpses of some shadowy conspiracy playing out behind the crime story weren't distracting or confusing. The newbie reader may wonder why the author would bother with the added layer, but it seemed to work. I couldn't decide if all the short chapters and rapid cuts between Dana, the killer, and the Syndicate goo [...]

    24. This book was just sort of meh. This didn't feel like the origin story of the character I love. I can't see her in this situation at all, really. I was also put off by some strange wording and scene building that seemed awkward. It took me a long time to read this because I just couldn't get past those two things. Once I determined to stop thinking of her as Scully from X-Files, though, I was better able to enjoy the story of a teenage girl named Dana. Not a great recommendation for an origin bo [...]

    25. I enjoyed it. A nice change from dystopia and or apocalypse genre of book. I would definitely recommend it for those who like the x files. It is better having a story on why Dana is skeptic than saying just because.

    26. Could have been better if it is more fast-paced. I cannot believe I nearly fell for the origin that scully (she will always be scully and not dana) (view spoiler)[ she is a psychic? Come on!! (hide spoiler)] i supposed from this experience, she was fuelled to be a sceptic.

    27. The writing in this book got me hooked right away. You can see how much effort the author put into it, and the story was intense and brilliantly fit together. I loved this, and I would highly recommend it for anyone who really likes The X-Files as much as I do. 😁

    28. I'm a huge fan of The X-Files, so after reading--and really enjoying--Mulder's book, I couldn't wait to read Scully's.It's 1979 and Dana Scully is fifteen. Her family has just moved to the small town of Craiger, Maryland. And since they arrived, she's been having some really strange dreams. Stranger than usual. Scully is smart and analytical, but she's also painfully shy and her only friend is her older sister, Melissa. Something strange is going on in this small town. A bunch of teenage kids ar [...]

    29. This Scully-focused origin story has two main advantages over the Mulder-specific Agent of Chaos. One is that occasionally, especially in the beginning before he gets lost trying to figure out how to write "Dana, Jonathan Mabyerry writes delightful sentences. Thick and descriptive, eerie and emotional. and subtly able to construct a scene. I feel like you get this glimpse at the start for why Maberry's made a career out spooky successfully horror-mysteries. I kind of whish for his sake, well, re [...]

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