Photo of Charlotte Gray
Welcome to the website of Charlotte Gray, whose latest book is The Promise of Canada: 150 Years — People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country. Her nine previous non-fiction bestsellers include 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 award

The Promise of Canada has won the 2017 Canadian Authors Award for Canadian History.

Lively lectures

Hear Charlotte talk about the importance of popular history in the prestigious Goodman Lecture series at Western University

…and another one

Charlotte will also give the 2017 Avie Bennett Historica Canada Public Lecture in Canadian History at York University on October 12. Her title is “Canada at 150: The Secret Handshake.”