Heath was born in Sheffield, grew up in Rotherham and left home at eighteen to join the Royal Navy, as a Helicopter Engineer.
He has lived in Hampshire, along the South Coast ever since, as he loves being near the sea.
Heath is the CEO of Hampshire based disability charity, Enham Trust; and the Lead Singer of Rapid Tranq, a rock covers band, which he has been doing since 2007.
Alongside a varied and colourful career to date, Heath has written for years, producing stories of various lengths, poetry and picture book stories for young children.
Prisoner is the first in the DI Baxter series, with more gripping stories on the way in 2020.