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Welcome to the website of Charlotte Gray, author of nine non-fiction bestsellers including The Massey Murder; Gold Diggers, Striking It Rich in the Klondike; Reluctant Genius, the Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell and Sisters in the Wilderness, The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill. Well-known across Canada as an author and public speaker, Charlotte explores the past with wit and a sense of drama.

Latest News

New Book Imminent!

Charlotte’s tenth book, The Promise of Canada; 150 Years — People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country will be in bookstores in early October. It has already had some great reviews: historian Richard Gwyn hailed it as “a masterpiece” while political columnist Susan Delacourt says, “If I had to get Canada a gift for its 150th birthday, this book would be at the top of my list.” See under Books tab for Preorder information.

Reluctant Genius television series

BBC Scotland has commissioned a pilot episode for Wire Men, a television series co-produced by Toronto’s White Pine Pictures and based in part on Charlotte’s 2006 biography of Alexander Graham Bell, Reluctant Genius. The script-writer, Stephen Greenhorn, has a stellar CV, including stage plays and episodes of Dr. Who.