Jennifer Brasington-Crowley is an author, illustrator, artist and animal advocate. She is a graduate of E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and an advertising copywriter and graphic designer. She has been writing all of her life, from poems and short stories, to children’s books and now contemporary fiction. She is the author of the Lyndsay and Lainey Lion children’s book series (, as well as contemporary fiction The Woman Who Fell to Earth, Dolphin Song, Dolphin Magic and Raven Song available for download from She currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband and children, two dogs and three cats.

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'Twas ten days before Christmas,

and all through the house,

Raven Xerces wreaked havoc,

his in-laws both groused.

See what happens when rock legend Raven Xerces spends the holidays with his in-laws in this fun holiday short story. A fun companion to Raven Song and BirdSong, A Very Raven Christmas imagines a future Raven Xerces as he plays husband, father and son-in-law. This fish-out-of-water story is a laugh out loud delight, full of family drama, sweet romance and plenty of havoc you've come to expect from lovable, angsty, awkward, antihero Raven Xerces.