Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$96,127
  The median book price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
4698
50th book's daily sales
270
Average number of pages per book
342
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

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

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 5 words:

  • Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Book 5)
  • Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1)
  • The Good Daughter: A Novel
  • The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4)
  • The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club)
  • Indie success
  • 4%
  • Volatility
  • 20%
  • New releases
  • 60%
  • KDP Select
  • 48%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1

kindle best category lists

 7053

>Lee Child

#2

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 76

>Sara Rosett

#2

kindle best category lists

 84

>Dea Poirier

#164

kindle best category lists

>Michael Russell

 7

#243

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>Teresa Driscoll

 9865

#272

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>Lisa Regan

 198

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Book 5) Lee Child Berkley 1 $261,772 $1.99 7,053
2   Murder at Archly Manor: High Society Lady Detective, Book 1 Sara Rosett Sara Rosett 2 $2,194,180 $19.95 76
3   Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases Book 1) Dea Poirier Thomas & Mercer 2 $548,820 $4.99 84
4   Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1) Lisa Gray Thomas & Mercer 5 $406,585 $4.99 89,624
5   The Dark Bones Loreth Anne White Montlake Romance 11 $284,190 $4.99 48
6   One Small Sacrifice (Shadows of New York Book 1) Hilary Davidson Thomas & Mercer 14 $246,745 $4.99 144
7   The Good Daughter: A Novel Karin Slaughter Blackstone Audio, Inc. 19 $1,117,569 $27.97 1,515
8   Low Pressure Sandra Brown Hachette Audio 34 $497,952 $22.80 1,181
9   The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 34 $130,821 $5.99 13
10   The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club) James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 39 $303,877 $14.99 242
11   The Price of Time Tim Tigner Self published 40 $140,331 $6.99 203
12   The Victory Garden: A Novel Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 41 $49,570 $2.49 684
13   Lying Next to Me Gregg Olsen Thomas & Mercer 47 $94,590 $4.99 43
14   All By Myself, Alone: A Novel Mary Higgins Clark Simon & Schuster 49 $149,221 $7.99 725
15   Her Last Word Mary Burton Montlake Romance 50 $36,830 $1.99 653
16   Redemption (Memory Man series Book 5) David Baldacci Grand Central Publishing 51 $275,756 $14.99 159,295
17   The Tuscan Child Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 55 $35,549 $1.99 3,725
18   Truth and Lies: A DI Amy Winter Thriller, Book 1 Caroline Mitchell Brilliance Audio 63 $307,629 $18.19 145
19   Neon Prey (A Prey Novel Book 29) John Sandford G.P. Putnam's Sons 76 $233,784 $14.99 511
20   The Lincoln Lawyer Michael Connelly Hachette Audio 93 $242,131 $17.09 1,608

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