Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Book Review: Scars on the Face of God: The Devils Bible by C.G. Bauer

Scars on the Face of God: The Devil's Bible 

Author: CG Bauer
Paperback: 266 pages
Publisher: Drollerie Press (November 1, 2009)
Amazon Link

Note: I received a review copy of this book free from the author, C.G. Bauer. The review posted below is based on my personal thoughts while reading the book.

Ratings: ★ ★

My thoughts:

I started and stopped reading this book a number of times and I can't really get past the first quarter of the book. The book moves at a slow pace and neither the plot nor the characters held my attention. I never liked the main character, Wump and even Father Duncan, the local priest. The story is too "wordy" for my taste even the description for each character is too long which I thought too boring to read. The book just didn't work for me. Please note that what bothers me might not bother other readers at all. Here are some positive reviews for this book. Read here.

About the book:

Hex signs protect every barn and outbuilding. Babies disappear at birth. When a brick wall unearthed at the site of a new restaurant collapses, and raw sewage carries hundreds of baby bones into the pit left behind, it looks like the devil's made Three Bridges his playground.

About the author:

C. G. Bauer is author of the horror novel SCARS ON THE FACE OF GOD, which horror novelist Scott Nicholson dubbed "hotter than the flames of hell." Raised in Philadelphia (the setting for SCARS), he now lives in Doylestown, PA, with his lovely wife Terry and their supermutt Rory. His short fiction has appeared in Thuglit, Shroud Magazine #11 and "100 Horrors", and has been podcasted by Well Told Tales (WTT #60 = 94,000+ free audio downloads). He's been recognized by the National Writers Association, the Writers Room of Bucks County and the Maryland Writers Association. For more info, visit


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