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Brian Amos

Dave Henshaw (writing under the pen name Brian Amos) was born and raised in Stapleford, a small town between Derby and Nottingham in the East Midlands.

He attended Albany Junior School, then Bramcote Hills Grammar before moving to Devon in 1982, to study Fishery Science at Plymouth polytechnic.

His first job after gaining a BSc. (Hons) degree was on a fish farm in Inveraray, a beautiful little village on Loch Fyne, in the west of Scotland. Here he met his future wife, Jacqui.

Dave and Jacqui moved back down to Nottingham where they live today. They have three grown-up children, Stephen, Leigh and Kayleigh, and one grandchild, Daniel Jack.


  • Snakesbelly Pie and the Sizzling Ferret


    See how Derek clears up the mess himself in this, the follow on story to The Ferret, The Donkey and Snakesbelly. Fast-paced and cleverly written, this exciting crime fiction tale will keep you guessing to the end... End?

  • The Ferret, The Donkey And Snakesbelly


    Derek Rafferty's brother-in-law, Dean, has been sent to prison. He is mid-forties, respectable, married for twenty-five years with three grown-up kids and never before been in trouble with the law.

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