The Strand Magazine announced the winners for the 2018 Strand Critics Awards. Winners were announced on July 11 during “an invitation-only cocktail party in New York City, hosted by The Strand Magazine.”
Wonder Valley, by Ivy Pochoda (Ecco)
Best First Novel:
The Lost Ones, by Sheena Kamal (Morrow)
Lifetime Achievement Awards:
Jonathan Gash (aka John Grant), British creator of the antiques-focused Lovejoy mysteries;
J.A. Jance, best known for her J.P. Beaumont series and her Joanna Brady series. Both of those authors will receive their commendations during that same July 11 fête.
Publisher of the Year Award:
Tom Doherty of Tor/Forge books
Congratulations to All!
Thanks to the Rap Sheet for the information.