About Me

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACharlotte Gerber is an American writer. She began her writing career penning content articles on the Internet. Her articles have appeared on LoveToKnow.com and the New York Times/About.com Disability site, as well as numerous other outlets.

Mystery Novels

Murder in Middleton was her first novel, which was written in 2003 and published in 2012. It is an old-fashioned murder mystery.  The book’s main character, Shannon O’Reilly, is a teenager with psychic abilities; she is able to see her ancestor’s ghosts.  The ghosts want Shannon to discover the identity of their true murderer.   Unfortunately, some people in her small town want to keep the story dead and buried, along with her ancestors.

I Dream of Zombies was her second novel, which was published in October of 2013. The main character in the book is Rose Lee, and the secondary character is her antique Cadillac, which is named Beulah. Rose is a zombie counselor who seeks to assist zombies in post-apocalypse Hornellsville, New York. The book is first in a series called “Rose Lee’s Zombie Adventures”. A second book, Zombie Asylum, is planned for release in 2016.

New Cat-Themed Books



A Cat Taught Me That was released in October, 2014.  It features Awesome Louie, a ginger tabby cat, and his friends.  “This book combines philosophy, humor and great photos & illustrations – Charlotte has a sweet, easy, clear way of writing that is so enjoyable. This goes on my Christmas and birthday list as a gift for cat lovers for sure. Highly recommended!” – Chef Tummy

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be given to the Hornell Area Humane Society, a no-kill shelter in upstate New York.

Several more cat-themed books are in the works, one of which will feature @Awesome_Louie the celebrity Twitter cat.  Louie was featured in A Cat Taught Me That with his ‘Mewsings’ advice column.

Personal Life

Charlotte lives in the United States with her husband and two teenage children.  She is a disability advocate and a supporter of animal rescue missions and shelters.  Currently she is writing several books, which include a sequel to I Dream of Zombies, a murder mystery that spans several centuries, and a non-fiction book about Awesome Louie.