KLEPTOMANIA -the first book in the Kaiser Legacy, a trilogy.
The worst train crash in modern times occurs one summer night in the deep forest.No survivors are found. Not until Linus Kaiser weeks later staggers out of the woods, miles from the crash site. Confused, malnourished and with severe memory loss.
Years later his airship empire is a success story that noone can understand how it happened. But he is dying of cancer. When Ingra Vrag wants to know the truth behind the success and the money, he decides to reveal what really took place in the woods. Did he find something, or did something find him?
Kleptomania was awarded the Gothenburg City Literature Prize 2016 in the category Science fiction & fantasy.
SNOW SUMMER -the second book in the Kaiser Legacy, a trilogy- released april 2017.
Linus Kaiser is dead. An icy cold has paralyzed Sweden. Summer is just around the corner but winter stubbornly refuses to let go. Deep in the woods man is against troll in the struggle for survival. While in Stockholm, the difference between life and death is the rattle in a drainpipe, the whispering wind or the shadows crawling across the facades. From a run-down hostel in Denmark attempts are made to rule over a Sweden buried in snow and ice, where the laws of nature is no longer valid.
BLOOD CAW -the third book of the Kaiser Legacy, a trilogy- will be out in 2018.
ANDRA VÄGAR: tio nya utopier
ETC Förlag 2015
Kristina Hård: Dykplats Lund
SURUPUKKI: Ruotsalaisia tieteistarinoita
Kristina Hård: Kirjasiirtymiä
THE HIMALAYAN LETTERS, published 2010.
In 1906 a planthunter writes to his fiancee from the Himalayas. One hundred years later, his letters end up in the hands of an impostor who steal other people’s identities. The letters becomes her only fixed point in a life in which she flees and fails in the search for who she really is.
Milla takes black and white photos. She never pays for a decent hotel, and is on a forever train journey through life. At least, that is what she tells Luke and he falls head over heels for her. But one day she walks out the door and disappears. When Lukas realizes that Milla lied about herself, the question is who is she?
Is she Julia, the heiress to a big fortune, who is reported missing? Her aunt is doing everything to find her, but really wants her dead. Or is she Sara, wanted for robbery? Who got away with the loot, but jumped from the Finland ferry into the green muddy waters of the Baltic Sea never to be seen again.
“Best book of the year”
“There is a seductive connection between longing for beauty and lawlessness” KRISTIANSTADBLADET.
ALBA, published 2009.
“My first space travel was a sophisticated teen rebellion. Instead of standing with my thumb along truck-laden roads I stepped out in the universe. I lied about my age, faked my past and pretended to be someone else.”
Alba is on the run from a miserable childhood and finds her way to Mars. There she manages to get a job at the research base Elysium. When an expedition is sent out to explore a new planet, she’s an unbacked participant among the other scientists. But not everyone on the team has good intentions. Face to face with the planet inhabitants the meeting is brutal and everything changes.
“Kristina Hård places herself right in the genre’s core”
“Just as nervy as science fiction should be”