Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$80,618
  The median book price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
3477
50th book's daily sales
238
Average number of pages per book
361
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > mystery & detective > international mystery & crime
57.74%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
40.82%
fiction > mystery & detective > general
40.82%
fiction > mystery & detective > cozy
40.82%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 6 words:

  • The Victory Garden: A Novel
  • A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery Book 1)
  • The Cleaner (John Milton Series Book 1)
  • The Secret Orphan: A gripping historical novel
  • A Case of Need: A Novel
  • Indie success
  • 3%
  • Volatility
  • 13%
  • New releases
  • 37%
  • KDP Select
  • 51%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#9

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>Ellery Adams

 4793

#1

#13

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>Chris Curran

 60

#2

#17

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>Jessica Lourey

 448

#3

#2678

kindle best category lists

>Ellery Adams

 184

#48

#3242

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>Chris Curran

 22

#49

#8865

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>Jessica Lourey

 6

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 9 $346,946 $5.49 4,793
2   The Victory Garden: A Novel Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 13 $393,771 $7.61 60
3   The Perfect Child Lucinda Berry Thomas & Mercer 17 $216,566 $4.99 448
4   A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery Book 1) Mike Omer Thomas & Mercer 18 $67,033 $1.61 4,316
5   The Naturalist Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 24 $163,053 $4.99 5,449
6   The Cleaner (John Milton Series Book 1) Mark Dawson Unputdownable 35 $100,321 $4.79 1,219
7   Girls of Glass Brianna Labuskes Thomas & Mercer 40 $112,827 $5.62 343
8   The Tuscan Child Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 47 $113,546 $5.99 3,217
9   The Secret Orphan: A gripping historical novel Glynis Peters HarperImpulse 50 $149,174 $8.06 165
10   Connections in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 48) J. D. Robb St. Martin's Press 53 $271,558 $14.99 302
11   A Case of Need: A Novel Michael Crichton Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 62 $204,117 $11.99 1,573
12   The Wedding Guest: An Alex Delaware Novel Jonathan Kellerman Ballantine Books 66 $248,474 $14.99 162
13   Betrayal Tim Tigner Unknown 71 $134,844 $8.39 2,913
14   A Merciful Fate (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 5) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 76 $112,135 $7.19 386
15   Close to the Bone (Widow's Island Novella Book 1) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 96 $55,189 $3.95 450
16   Ninth and Nowhere Jeffery Deaver Self published 104 $32,859 $2.45 86
17   The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Claire North Hachette Audio 116 $359,898 $28.50 1,131
18   Murder Theory (The Naturalist Book 3) Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 160 $74,689 $7.19 81
19   Blood for Blood (Ziba MacKenzie Book 1) Victoria Selman Thomas & Mercer 264 $43,774 $5.99 493
20   Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel Lee Child Dell 344 $92,338 $14.99 2,782

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