Winners of the 2009 Strand Magazine Critics Awards:
Best Novel: Nine Dragons, by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
Best First Novel (tie): Beat the Reaper, by Josh Bazell (Little, Brown), and Starvation Lake, by Bryan Gruley (Touchstone)
Elmore Leonard was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award
Hat Tip to The Rap Sheet
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