Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Traditional Detectives  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$10,054
  The median book price
$4
Bestseller's daily sales
3928
50th book's daily sales
31
Average number of pages per book
262
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
50.0%
fiction > mystery & detective > traditional british
47.43%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
35.36%
fiction > mystery & detective > general
35.36%

Keyword requirement

detective, sleuth, mystery, thriller, suspense, british detective

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 10 words:

  • Murder at Archly Manor: High Society Lady Detective, Book 1
  • Murder on the Orient Express: An Audible Original Drama
  • The ABC Murders: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot series Book 13)
  • Death on the Nile: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot series Book 17)
  • Closed Casket: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • Indie success
  • 4%
  • Volatility
  • 20%
  • New releases
  • 28%
  • KDP Select
  • 56%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1

kindle best category lists

 76

>Sara Rosett

#43

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 10

>Agatha Christie

#139

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 315

>Agatha Christie

#3,553

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>Arthur Conan Doyle

 10

#3,794

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>Beth Byers

 6

#4,260

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>LJ Ross

 151

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Murder at Archly Manor: High Society Lady Detective, Book 1 Sara Rosett Sara Rosett 1 $2,624,302 $19.95 76
2   Murder on the Orient Express: An Audible Original Drama Agatha Christie Audible Studios 43 $471,293 $24.08 10
3   The ABC Murders: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot series Book 13) Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks 139 $22,622 $1.99 315
4   MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL a gripping crime mystery full of twists (DI Hillary Greene Book 1) FAITH MARTIN Joffe Books crime, thriller and mystery 163 $30,641 $2.99 289
5   The Last Moriarty Charles Veley Charles Veley 251 $150,263 $19.95 511
6   Death on the Nile: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot series Book 17) Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks; Reissue edition 320 $12,927 $1.99 331
7   Closed Casket: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery Sophie Hannah HarperAudio 341 $191,390 $30.79 231
8   Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle Audible Studios 439 $424,113 $82.77 46
9   The Burning Issue of the Day (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 5) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 619 $18,163 $4.99 212
10   The Alpine Quilt: An Emma Lord Mystery Mary Daheim Ballantine Books 642 $6,965 $1.99 67
11   The Heiress of Linn Hagh (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 1) Karen Charlton Thomas & Mercer 870 $5,070 $1.99 1,332
12   The Cleaner (John Milton Series Book 1) Mark Dawson Unputdownable 895 $10,054 $3.99 1,456
13   Holy Island: A DCI Ryan Mystery (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 1) LJ Ross Unknown 982 $9,607 $3.99 514
14   A Better Man: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Louise Penny Minotaur Books 1,236 $32,318 $14.99 0
15   MURDER IN THE GARDEN a gripping crime mystery full of twists (DI Hillary Greene Book 9) FAITH MARTIN Joffe Books crime, thriller and mystery 1,599 $1,829 $0.99 139
16   Doom and Bloom (English Cottage Garden Mysteries ~ Book 3) (The English Cottage Garden Mysteries) H.Y. Hanna Wisheart Press 1,627 $9,221 $4.99 43
17   MURDER IN THE MEADOW a gripping crime mystery full of twists (DI Hillary Greene Book 7) FAITH MARTIN Joffe Books crime, thriller and mystery 1,632 $5,441 $2.99 121
18   The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Jacqueline Winspear Harper 1,649 $25,461 $13.99 226
19   Murder in Park Lane (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 5) Karen Charlton Thomas & Mercer 1,695 $3,566 $1.99 131
20   A Quiet Life in the Country (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 1) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 1,904 $6,591 $3.99 3,026

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