Books > Teens > Mysteries & Thrillers > Mystery & Detective  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$20,829
  The median book price
$12
Bestseller's daily sales
538
50th book's daily sales
10
Average number of pages per book
202
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

juvenile > fiction > mysteries & detective stories
60.0%
juvenile > fiction > religious > christian > mysteries & detective stories
50.71%
fiction > mystery & detective > international mystery & crime
47.43%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
44.72%

Keyword requirement

mystery, thriller, suspense

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 6 words:

  • Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
  • Artemis Fowl: Artemis Fowl, Book 1
  • One of Us Is Lying
  • All the Little Lights
  • The Maze Runner: Maze Runner, Book 1
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 21%
  • New releases
  • 42%
  • KDP Select
  • 32%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#73

kindle best category lists

 697

>Dan Wells

#98

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 201

>Jessica Townsend

#285

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 225

>Victoria Laurie

#7,144

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>Shannon VanBergen

 115

#8,143

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>Anthony Horowitz

 447

#13,559

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>Susan Harper

 19

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Partials: Partials, Book 1 Dan Wells HarperAudio 73 $525,178 $33.08 697
2   Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Jessica Townsend Hachette Audio 98 $393,414 $28.50 201
3   When Victoria Laurie Brilliance Audio 285 $146,342 $20.99 225
4   The Titan's Curse: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3 Rick Riordan Listening Library 836 $79,682 $30.60 1,852
5   Six of Crows Leigh Bardugo Audible Studios 1,016 $71,281 $29.95 1,200
6   Artemis Fowl: Artemis Fowl, Book 1 Eoin Colfer Listening Library 1,168 $55,742 $25.20 2,208
7   One of Us Is Lying Karen M. McManus Delacorte Press 1,232 $30,076 $13.95 778
8   Holes Louis Sachar Listening Library 1,377 $42,336 $21.00 2,416
9   The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 1 Michael Scott Listening Library 1,425 $63,476 $31.93 747
10   A Body Below Ground (Hearts Grove Cozy Mystery Book 4) Danielle Collins Fairfield Publishing 1,575 $5,609 $2.99 1
11   All the Little Lights Jamie McGuire Montlake Romance 1,652 $9,081 $4.99 537
12   The Maze Runner: Maze Runner, Book 1 James Dashner Listening Library 1,669 $70,252 $38.60 11,432
13   The Empty Grave: Lockwood & Co., Book 5 Jonathan Stroud Listening Library 1,788 $66,836 $38.50 131
14   Thunderhead: Arc of a Scythe Neal Shusterman Audible Studios 1,895 $41,217 $24.95 346
15   The Root of All Evil (Glock Grannies Cozy Mystery Book 2) Shannon VanBergen Fairfield Publishing 2,067 $1,552 $0.99 48
16   From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E.L. Konigsburg Atheneum Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition 2,349 $10,681 $7.48 691
17   Ali Cross James Patterson jimmy patterson 2,665 $12,867 $9.99 0
18   Two Can Keep a Secret Karen M. McManus Delacorte Press 2,841 $12,569 $10.44 133
19   Heirlooms and Homicide (Hearts Grove Cozy Mystery Book 1) Danielle Collins Fairfield Publishing 3,783 $859 $0.99 67
20   Pretty Little Liars Sara Shepard HarperTeen; Reprint edition 3,812 $5,199 $5.99 2,019

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