Lunch with Charlotte


Every Friday for the last 25 years of her life, I had lunch with Charlotte and each week she told me more of her extraordinary story. To all appearances, she was a strong and dignified survivor, with old-world courtesies, a twinkling sense of humor, and a lilting Austrian syntax. Yet deep within, she'd been scarred by a profound personal trauma.


Finally, just before she died at the age of 91, she chose to entrust me with this profound secret, and all at once I understood how it had affected her entire adult life. This is a story of friendship and strength, of courage and betrayal. It is an epic tale set against the backdrop of history.

Rights Information

All rights available EXCEPT world Italian-language translations.

Marketing Information

Finalist, 2013 Kindle Book Review "Best Indie Book Awards"; True Story; 14,300 copies sold


79 Reviews, 4.7 Stars (Amazon)

Author Biography

Leon Berger is an accomplished author and marketer. Having traveled the world extensively, visiting more than 50 countries on 5 continents, he now makes his home in Montreal, Canada.

Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: July 2012
  • English
  • 9780985440084
  • Paperback
  • Primary Price: 14.99 USD
  • Pages: 402
  • Grey Gecko Press
  • Readership: General
  • Publish State: Published
  • Dimensions: 203 x 127 mm