Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Hard-Boiled  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$4,890
  The median book price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
230
50th book's daily sales
12
Average number of pages per book
308
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > mystery & detective > hard-boiled
63.25%
fiction > mystery & detective > international mystery & crime
50.0%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
35.36%
fiction > mystery & detective > general
35.36%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 8 words:

  • Torn Apart (A Hero Series Book 1)
  • The Green Ripper: A Travis McGee Novel
  • The Fourth Monkey (A 4MK Thriller)
  • A Deadly Distance (Jack Noble #2)
  • The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel
  • Indie success
  • 20%
  • Volatility
  • 12%
  • New releases
  • 12%
  • KDP Select
  • 64%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#417

kindle best category lists

 132

>M A Comley

#456

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 106

>John D. MacDonald

#540

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 714

>J. D. Barker

#9,756

kindle best category lists

>Owen Parr

 42

#9,947

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>BJ Bourg

 36

#11,840

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>Danny R. Smith

 72

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Torn Apart (A Hero Series Book 1) M A Comley Jeamel Publishing Limited 417 $5,294 $0.99 132
2   The Green Ripper: A Travis McGee Novel John D. MacDonald Random House; Reprint edition 456 $14,818 $2.99 106
3   The Fourth Monkey (A 4MK Thriller) J. D. Barker Mariner Books; Reprint edition 540 $42,237 $9.99 714
4   A Deadly Distance (Jack Noble #2) L.T. Ryan Self published 777 $13,413 $4.99 845
5   The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel Michael Chabon HarperAudio 974 $74,142 $30.79 883
6   Eye for Revenge Cheryl Bradshaw Pixie Publishing 1,286 $12,579 $5.99 252
7   Dire (David Wolf Book 8) Jeff Carson Cross Atlantic Publishing 2,124 $7,684 $4.99 559
8   To the Bone (David Wolf Book 7) Jeff Carson Cross Atlantic Publishing 2,512 $6,706 $4.99 661
9   A Good Bunch of Men: A Dickie Floyd Detective Novel Danny R. Smith Dickie Floyd Novels; 3 edition 2,541 $1,330 $0.99 12,984
10   Don't Know Jack: Hunting Lee Child's Jack Reacher (The Hunt for Jack Reacher Series Book 1) Diane Capri August Books 2,645 $9,003 $6.99 1,265
11   White Angel Murder - A Thriller (Jon Stanton Mysteries Book 1) Victor Methos Self published 3,204 $6,373 $5.99 457
12   Robert B. Parker's Debt to Pay (A Jesse Stone Novel Book 15) Reed Farrel Coleman G.P. Putnam's Sons 3,454 $9,790 $9.99 568
13   Benny James Mystery Series Box Set (Private Investigator) Jason Deas 3 Day Ranch Press 3,702 $5,367 $5.99 8
14   Deluded (DI Sara Ramsey Book 4) M A Comley Jeamel Publishing Limited 3,761 $2,679 $2.99 10
15   The Suriname Job: A Case Lee Novel (Volume 1) Vince Milam Kindle Press 3,799 $3,463 $3.99 543
16   Dead Man's Mistress: A McKenzie Novel (Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels Book 16) David Housewright Minotaur Books 3,871 $12,143 $13.99 1
17   The Snake Tattoo (The Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries Book 2) Linda Barnes Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 3,990 $1,615 $1.99 16
18   Father Brown (Complete Collection): 53 Murder Mysteries: The Scandal of Father Brown, The Donnington Affair & The Mask of Midas... G. K. Chesterton Athenaeum Classics 4,013 $803 $0.99 8
19   The Black Ice (A Harry Bosch Novel Book 2) Michael Connelly Little, Brown and Company; 1st edition 4,037 $8,111 $9.99 1,722
20   Exquisite Justice (A Marc Kadella Legal Mystery Book 9) Dennis Carstens Self published 4,579 $2,681 $3.99 58

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