Books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Mysteries  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$7,261
  The median book price
$4
Bestseller's daily sales
2388
50th book's daily sales
18
Average number of pages per book
312
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > mystery & detective > historical
56.69%
fiction > mystery & detective > international mystery & crime
53.45%
fiction > mystery & detective > general
37.8%
fiction > mystery & detective > cozy
37.8%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 9 words:

  • Murder at Archly Manor: High Society Lady Detective, Book 1
  • In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II
  • An Unwelcome Guest (Penny Green Series Book 7)
  • The Burning Issue of the Day (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 5)
  • The Heiress of Linn Hagh (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 1)
  • Indie success
  • 24%
  • Volatility
  • 24%
  • New releases
  • 36%
  • KDP Select
  • 60%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#2

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 76

>Sara Rosett

#48

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 489

>Margaret Atwood

#164

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 7

>Michael Russell

#3,242

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>Ellis Peters

 144

#4,961

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>Blythe Baker

 50

#5,258

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>Emily Queen

 11

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 2 $2,194,180 $19.95 76
2   Alias Grace Margaret Atwood Audible Studios 48 $751,699 $39.95 489
3   The City of Strangers Michael Russell Avon; UK ed. edition 164 $10,117 $0.99 7
4   In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 204 $16,771 $1.99 5,288
5   Her Royal Spyness Rhys Bowen Audible Studios 219 $178,234 $21.95 671
6   The Last Moriarty Charles Veley Charles Veley 253 $149,704 $19.95 511
7   The Clockmaker's Daughter Kate Morton Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd 286 $266,121 $38.17 680
8   An Unwelcome Guest (Penny Green Series Book 7) Emily Organ Self published 327 $31,856 $4.99 7
9   The Burning Issue of the Day (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 5) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 651 $17,185 $4.99 211
10   The Heiress of Linn Hagh (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 1) Karen Charlton Thomas & Mercer 784 $5,293 $1.99 1,332
11   A Long Time Coming Aaron Elkins Thomas & Mercer 901 $5,014 $1.99 109
12   The Secret Orphan: A gripping historical novel Glynis Peters HarperImpulse 1,097 $9,161 $3.99 722
13   Murder in Park Lane (The Detective Lavender Mysteries Book 5) Karen Charlton Thomas & Mercer 1,675 $3,566 $1.99 131
14   A Quiet Life in the Country (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 1) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 1,777 $6,926 $3.99 3,026
15   The Beguilement of Lady Eustacia Cavanaugh (The Cavanaughs Book 3) Stephanie Laurens Savdek Management Pty Ltd; 1 edition 1,898 $11,547 $6.99 0
16   Limelight (Penny Green Series Book 1) Emily Organ Self published 2,199 $1,469 $0.99 263
17   A Picture of Murder (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 4) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 2,277 $7,265 $4.99 381
18   The King's Justice (A Stanton and Barling Mystery Book 1) E.M. Powell Thomas & Mercer 2,357 $2,841 $1.99 73
19   A Dangerous Engagement (The Regency Spies of London Book 3) Melanie Dickerson Waterfall Press 2,383 $1,386 $0.99 133
20   The Corpse Reader Antonio Garrido Self published 2,849 $1,191 $0.99 894

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