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Welcome to the website of Charlotte Gray, whose latest book isĀ Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Goldmine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise. Her ten previous non-fiction bestsellers include The Promise of Canada: People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country, 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.

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History and True Crime: an irresistible mix!

Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise, which looks at the life and death of Sir Harry Oakes, is published by Harper Collins Canada in September.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Charlotte will be speaking across Canada about her new book. So far, appearances are scheduled for Ottawa, Toronto, Grimsby, Oakville, Orangeville, Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary, Merrickville and Brockville. Stay tuned for additional events.

Cundill Prize Juror

Charlotte is one of five jurors for the Cundill Prize, a distinguished international award for the best history book of 2018. Over 300 books were submitted for this award, and the jurors are working their way through the top contenders. The shortlist will be announced in October, and the winner will be announced at the Cundill Gala dinner in Montreal on November 14.