Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$68,183
  The median book price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
3158
50th book's daily sales
201
Average number of pages per book
333
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 6 words:

  • Don't Even Breathe (Maggie Novak Thriller Book 1)
  • Forgotten Bones (Dead Remaining Book 1)
  • Girl Most Likely: A Thriller (Krista Larson Book 1)
  • Murder Flies the Coop
  • Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1)
  • Indie success
  • 4%
  • Volatility
  • 12%
  • New releases
  • 40%
  • KDP Select
  • 80%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#3

kindle best category lists

>Keith Houghton

 121

#8

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>Vivian Barz

 292

#12

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>Max Allan Collins

 115

#328

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>J. R. Ellis

 304

#427

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>Michael Crichton

 58

#566

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>Charles Todd

 98

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Don't Even Breathe (Maggie Novak Thriller Book 1) Keith Houghton Thomas & Mercer 3 $193,738 $1.99 121
2   Forgotten Bones (Dead Remaining Book 1) Vivian Barz Thomas & Mercer 8 $333,651 $4.99 292
3   Girl Most Likely: A Thriller (Krista Larson Book 1) Max Allan Collins Thomas & Mercer 12 $107,929 $1.99 115
4   Murder Flies the Coop Jessica Ellicott Recorded Books 12 $1,328,239 $24.49 22
5   Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1) Lisa Gray Thomas & Mercer 14 $246,745 $4.99 1,396
6   Relative Fortunes (A Julia Kydd Novel Book 1) Marlowe Benn Lake Union Publishing 24 $163,053 $4.99 142
7   A Merciful Death (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 1) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 41 $79,432 $3.99 3,856
8   The Price of Time Tim Tigner Self published 47 $132,502 $6.99 619
9   Dead End Girl: A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller (Violet Darger FBI Thriller Book 1) L.T. Vargus Smarmy Press 48 $75,075 $3.99 1,236
10   A Merciful Promise (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 6) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 86 $88,220 $5.99 481
11   The Victory Garden: A Novel Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 86 $88,220 $5.99 916
12   Lying Next to Me Gregg Olsen Thomas & Mercer 87 $73,073 $4.99 358
13   DON'T LIE TO ME (Eva Rae Thomas Mystery Book 1) Willow Rose BUOY MEDIA 97 $13,749 $0.99 198
14   Tough Customer: A Novel Sandra Brown Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition 107 $118,560 $8.99 673
15   When We Believed in Mermaids: A Novel Barbara O'Neal Lake Union Publishing 127 $47,927 $3.99 37
16   One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, No. 1): A Stephanie Plum Novel Janet Evanovich Scribner; Reissue edition 131 $105,974 $8.99 2,187
17   The Dark Bones Loreth Anne White Montlake Romance 144 $55,468 $4.99 860
18   WHAT YOU DID (Eva Rae Thomas Mystery Book 2) Willow Rose BUOY MEDIA 156 $10,450 $0.99 90
19   My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite Book 1) Robert Dugoni Thomas & Mercer 166 $20,170 $1.99 15,439
20   What She Knew: A Novel Gilly Macmillan William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition 172 $98,741 $9.99 1,941

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