2009 Edgar Award Winners
The Mystery Writers of America awarded Edgars last night. Among the winners are:
- Best Novel: Blue Heaven, C.J. Box.
- Best First Novel by an American Author: The Foreigner, Francie Lin
- Best Paperback Original: China Lake, Meg Gardiner
- Best Fact Crime: American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century, Howard Blum.
- Best Motion Picture Screenplay: In Bruges, Screenplay by Martin McDonagh.