06 maj

Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep

Today’s the day. Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep is here.

Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep

26 short stories from the new wave of Swedish speculative fiction writers.

Forget about cheap furniture, meatballs and crime fiction. Sweden has so much more to offer. Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep contains twenty-six stories from the new generation of Swedish writers of science fiction and the fantastic. Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.


Paperback: Amazon.com, CreateSpace
E-book: Kindle, Google Play Store


”… a strong collection of stories.”
Chuck Rothman, Tangent

”You’ll get a good dose of speculative fiction in this book. You’ll find some new authors to follow. That’s the best thing an anthology can do.”
Joe Crowe, RevolutionSF/Goodreads


”Melody of the Yellow Bard” – Hans Olsson
”The Rats” – Boel Bermann
”Getting to the End” – Erik Odeldahl
”Vegatropolis – City of the Beautiful” – Ingrid Remvall
”Jump to the Left, Jump to the Right” – Love Kölle
”The Order of Things” – Lupina Ojala
”To Preserve Humankind” – Christina Nordlander
”The Thirteenth Tower” – Pia Lindestrand
”Punch Card Horses” – Jonas Larsson
”The Philosopher’s Stone” – Tora Greve
”A Sense of Foul Play” – Andrew Coulthard
”Waste of Time” – Alexandra Nero
”The Damien Factor” – Johannes Pinter
”Wishmaster” – Andrea Grave-Müller
”Quadrillennium” – AR Yngve
”Mission Accomplished” – My Bergström
”The Road” – Anders Blixt
”Lost and Found” – Maria Haskins
”The Publisher’s Reader” – Patrik Centerwall
”Stories from the Box” – Björn Engström
”The Membranes in the Centering Horn” – KG Johansson
”One Last Kiss Goodbye” – Oskar Källner
”The Mirror Talks” – Sara Kopljar
”Keep Fighting Until the Machines Fall Asleep” – Eva Holmquist
”Outpost Eleven” – Markus Sköld
”Messiah” – Anna Jakobsson Lund

Free e-book sampler

Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep [Free sampler]

The free e-book features two stories from the book, as well as one bonus story exclusive to the sampler.

”Punch Card Horses” – Jonas Larsson
”Vegatropolis – City of the Beautiful” – Ingrid Remvall
Bonus story: ”The White Ones” – Boel Bermann