Born in 1970, Sherez attended Latymer Upper School and the University of Leeds.
Stav Sherez's first novel, The Devil's Playground, was published in 2004 by Penguin Books and was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger.
Sherez's second novel, The Black Monastery, was published by Faber & Faber in April 2009.
His third novel, A Dark Redemption, the first in a London-based police procedural series, was published by Faber and Faber in February 2012.
It deals with Joseph Kony and the legacy of LRA child soldiers now living in London.
A Dark Redemption was shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year 2013.
The second in the Carrigan and Miller series, Eleven Days, was published by Faber in May 2013.
From 1999 to 2004 Sherez was a main contributor to the music magazine Comes with a Smile. He has also written for various other publications including The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, Zembla and the Catholic Herald