My fiction books. To learn more about each one, click on the book cover or the menu tab for Fiction Books.
B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree
Chariss K Walker, M. Msc., Reiki Master/Teacher, writes both fiction and nonfiction books that share metaphysical insight gained from over thirty years of study and earning educational degrees… what some would call paranormal occurrences. As a Reiki Master/Teacher she has worked with many individuals to assist in the understanding of their particular gifts.
Chariss grew up in the Mississippi Delta during the 1960s, and although she’ll always be a farmer’s daughter at heart, she’s lived in many other places and "seen a lot of stuff." Drawing from those encounters has helped her write fiction thrillers with a metaphysical/visionary aspect. Her characters have a relatable and realistic personality and unique voice when blended with her own otherworldly dream and meditation experiences allowing the situations to feel real to her readers. Such is the case in The Vision Chronicles series which details the changes that occur as Mike Lewis struggles to accept his psychic ability, an ability that helps him elude those who are after him.
When asked about the best author advice she was given, Chariss agrees that "Write What You Know" has been instrumental to her success. With a Master’s degree in Metaphysical Sciences and years of study in religious culture which earned her an honorary Doctorate in Divinity, these are the topics she knows best. Although her books are certainly not religious in nature, the knowledge of these topics makes her work unique.
Her fiction books are filled with strange and magical events and supernatural occurrences that are amazingly relatable to her readers. This is only possible because Chariss uses her personal experience and wisdom about "all thing beyond the physical" to give her characters both a normal and paranormal aspect.
As a Reiki Master/Teacher she has worked with many individuals to aid their understanding of their particular gifts and growing pains. This specific information is also shared in her nonfiction books about chakras, visualization, and self-healing. You can learn more about all her books here on her website or by visiting her Amazon Author Profile.
Chariss readily admits that she is different and that’s one reason her writing is distinct and not run-of-the-mill. As a little old, gray-haired grandmother, she’s uses all she’s learned – her skills, practices, and personal experiences – to tell her characters’ stories without holding anything back.
When asked why she writes the things she writes, Chariss says, “I’ve written about everything… I even dream jokes for specific comedians. Keep in mind, I’m not weird; I’m different and I utilize those differences. Usually, I write about the stuff no one wants to talk about. The stuff that isn’t considered polite conversation, such as abuse, rape, incest, death, and grief. The dark and dirty secrets that families keep hidden make my writings dark, very dark. My favorite fiction genres include crime, thriller, paranormal. My favorite nonfiction genres are centered around inspirational and personal growth topics in body, mind, and spirit. Because I’m a wounded healer, I accept the dichotomy, allowing me to write both easily.”
You might find it strange for an author to write such a diverse mixture, but her fiction book characters have superhuman/supernatural/paranormal/magical abilities and gifts. The knowledge about these aspects comes from the study of all things “metaphysical,” a category that can’t be explained by science. For example, there really are “auras” and “chakras” and some people can see them. People do dream “dreams” that come true. “Child-eyes” is a very real state of being. Although her nonfiction books discuss these topics, her fiction books are also filled with insight and in-depth explanations about these mystical abilities. Some characters listen to their inner voice, some see visions, some receive messages, and some experience spiritual transformation.
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. ~~ Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Hamlet to Horatio/Shakespeare
My dark-fiction books. To learn more about each one, click on the book cover or the menu tab for Dark-Fiction Books.
My Nonfiction Books: To learn more about each one, click on the book cover. For a complete list, click on the menu tab for Nonfiction Books.
Chariss K. Walker, Author
Asheville, North Carolina