Books -> Mystery, Thriller & Suspense -> Mystery -> Historical  

Monthly median sales (top 20)
$11,457
  Book's median price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
1487
50th's book daily sales
68
Average number of pages/book
317
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

Matching KDP categories

  • fiction->mystery & detective->historical  -  56.69%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->international mystery & crime  -  53.45%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->general  -  37.80%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->cozy  -  37.80%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 8 words:

  • The Last Midwife: A Novel
  • The Shadow of the Wind
  • Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding
  • Murder at Archly Manor: High Society Lady Detective, Book 1
  • Edinburgh Twilight (Ian Hamilton Mysteries Book 1)
  • Indie success
  • 10%
  • Volatility
  • 43%
  • New releases
  • 33%

#1

kindle best category lists

>Sandra Dallas

 222

#2

kindle best category lists

>Kate Morton

 334

#3

kindle best category lists

>Carole Lawrence

 857

#48

kindle best category lists

>T E Kinsey

 661

#49

kindle best category lists

>William Kent Krueger

 4100

#50

kindle best category lists

>Carlos Ruiz Zafón

 2545

Top 15 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   The Last Midwife: A Novel Sandra Dallas St. Martin's Press 48 $37,443 $1.99 222
2   The Clockmaker's Daughter Kate Morton Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd 62 $649,806 $38.17 334
3   Edinburgh Twilight (Ian Hamilton Mysteries Book 1) Carole Lawrence Thomas & Mercer 238 $15,434 $1.99 857
4   Death Comes to the School (A Kurland St. Mary Mystery Book 5) Catherine Lloyd Kensington 368 $17,581 $2.99 22
5   Murder at Archly Manor: High Society Lady Detective, Book 1 Sara Rosett Sara Rosett 546 $83,790 $19.95 39
6   A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 21) Ellis Peters MysteriousPress.com/Open Road 579 $39,440 $9.99 105
7   Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding Rhys Bowen Audible Studios 666 $66,473 $19.95 184
8   Edinburgh Dusk (Ian Hamilton Mysteries Book 2) Carole Lawrence Thomas & Mercer 812 $5,237 $1.99 145
9   A Picture of Murder (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 4) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 1117 $11,317 $4.99 185
10   Mississippi Blood: A Novel (The Natchez Burning Trilogy Book 1) Greg Iles William Morrow 1124 $22,657 $9.99 1852
11   The Ghost of Christmas Past: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries Book 17) Rhys Bowen Minotaur Books 1356 $6,111 $2.99 97
12   The Forgotten Garden Kate Morton Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd 1520 $38,060 $19.99 2493
13   Trouble in Nuala (The Inspector de Silva Mysteries Book 1) Harriet Steel Stane Street Press 2153 $4,520 $2.99 124
14   Murder & The Heir: A Violet Carlyle Cozy Historical Mystery (The Violet Carlyle Mysteries Book 1) Beth Byers Self published 2303 $7,265 $4.99 35
15   Murder Aboard the Flying Scotsman: a cozy historical mystery (Ginger Gold Mystery Book 8) Lee Strauss La Plume Press 2330 $7,125 $4.99 62

Recurrent ideas in the top 20 books: