Ross Gilfillan is the author of two novels published by 4th Estate, the last being a runner-up for the Encore Prize of 2002. Gilfillan has spent 12 years as a literary books columnist for the Daily Mail and currently works as the editor of a speciality food magazine. He has three grown children and lives in Suffolk, UK, with his wife and a dog called Reuben.
"It's a sight seen countless times along the seafront at Whitby, just one more girl kissing one more vampire" 17 is a difficult age for B.J. Neither his three friends, his secretive family nor Roger, the decor-loving football hooligan, can help him in his search to find himself – and lose his virginity. A darkly comic novel about love, death, sex (and Goths) by the author of The Snake Oil Dickens Man.