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Welcome to the website of Charlotte Gray, whose latest book is 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, won the 2020 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Non-Fiction Book, awarded by the Crime Writers of Canada.

Watch Charlotte talk about her new book with TVO’s Steve Paikin

Listen to Charlotte talk to The Bibliophile host Nigel Beale about Robert Caro, and writing biography and history.