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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$6,722
  The median book price
$4
Bestseller's daily sales
957
50th book's daily sales
31
Average number of pages per book
261
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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 10 words:

  • A Dinner to Die For: Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 28
  • Scared to Death: Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 27
  • A Quiet Life in the Country: A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1
  • Death on a Moonlit Night: Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 26
  • Murder in Park Lane (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 5)
  • Indie success
  • 27%
  • Volatility
  • 59%
  • New releases
  • 50%
  • KDP Select
  • 95%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#35

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>Blythe Baker

 1219

#1

#120

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>Louise Penny

 35

#2

#352

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>Faith Martin

 30

#3

#2945

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>Blythe Baker

 7

#48

#3861

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>Louise Penny

 2162

#49

#3863

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>Faith Martin

 115

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

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1   The Cleaner (John Milton Series Book 1) Mark Dawson Unputdownable 35 $100,321 $4.79 1,219
2   Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle Audible Studios 120 $1,026,679 $82.77 35
3   A Dinner to Die For: Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 28 Matthew Costello Lübbe Audio 352 $17,681 $2.91 30
4   Scared to Death: Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 27 Matthew Costello Lübbe Audio 442 $14,829 $2.91 23
5   A Quiet Life in the Country: A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 T E Kinsey Brilliance Audio 446 $53,163 $10.49 2,915
6   Death of a Gossip & Death of a Cad: The First Two Hamish Macbeth Mysteries M. C. Beaton Blackstone Audio, Inc. 551 $57,850 $13.96 25
7   Casino Royale: James Bond, Book 1 Ian Fleming Ian Fleming Ltd. 575 $69,460 $17.47 1,002
8   Death on a Moonlit Night: Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 26 Matthew Costello Lübbe Audio 601 $10,999 $2.91 20
9   Edinburgh Twilight (Ian Hamilton Mysteries Book 1) Carole Lawrence Thomas & Mercer 709 $12,289 $3.99 1,001
10   Murder in Park Lane (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 5) Karen Charlton Thomas & Mercer 760 $16,101 $5.99 14
11   A Subtle Murder (A Rose Beckingham Murder Mystery Book 1) Blythe Baker Self published 871 $10,395 $4.08 28
12   Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Louise Penny Minotaur Books 987 $28,631 $11.89 1,022
13   Murder at the Mousetrap: Bunburry - A Cosy Mystery Series 1 Helena Marchmont Lübbe Audio 1,007 $9,282 $3.90 81
14   The Black Ascot (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries Book 21) Charles Todd William Morrow 1,011 $38,413 $16.14 32
15   A Morbid Taste for Bones (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 1) Ellis Peters MysteriousPress.com/Open Road; Reissue edition 1,326 $18,648 $9.00 372
16   Holy Island: A DCI Ryan Mystery (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 1) LJ Ross Unknown 1,523 $6,321 $3.32 468
17   A Grave Welcome (A Rose Beckingham Murder Mystery Book 2) Blythe Baker Self published 1,693 $8,870 $4.95 12
18   Joy and Jealousy (An Isle of Man Ghostly Cozy Book 10) Diana Xarissa Self published 1,720 $6,332 $3.59 2
19   HILLARY'S FINAL CASE a gripping crime mystery full of twists Faith Martin Joffe Books crime mystery 1,861 $6,081 $3.62 113
20   A Better Man: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Louise Penny Minotaur Books 2,037 $23,924 $14.99 0

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