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

Monthly median sales (top 20)
$461
  Book's median price
$16
Bestseller's daily sales
6
50th's book daily sales
1
Average number of pages/book
184
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

Matching KDP categories

  • fiction->mystery & detective->international mystery & crime  -  53.45%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->historical  -  37.80%
  • 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 9 words:

  • Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making
  • The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: The Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
  • The Doorbell Rang (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 41)
  • Falco: The Official Companion (A Marcus Didius Falco Novel)
  • Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn
  • Indie success
  • 27%
  • Volatility
  • 53%
  • New releases
  • 13%

#1

kindle best category lists

>Raymond Chandler

 24

#2

kindle best category lists

>Martin Edwards

 51

#3

kindle best category lists

>Kate Summerscale

 233

#48

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>Yunte Huang

 87

#49

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>Agatha Christie

 10

#50

kindle best category lists

>Christopher Redmond

 5

Top 15 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   The Annotated Big Sleep Raymond Chandler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard 24573 $4,200 $25.00 24
2   The Golden Age of Murder Martin Edwards HarperCollins Publishers Limited 32651 $2,457 $17.55 51
3   The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: The Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective Kate Summerscale HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books 34161 $3,425 $24.47 233
4   Faith Martin Reading Order and Checklist: The guide to the DI Hillary Greene series, the Loveday and Ryder books, and Jenny Starling books, plus novels written as Joyce Cato and Maxine Barry Elizabeth Parish Crime Curator 38787 $110 $0.99 4
5   The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained DK DK 49334 $1,400 $25.00 67
6   Jack Reacher's Rules Lee Child Delacorte Press 59184 $279 $9.99 771
7   Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn Anne Hillerman Harper 59877 $811 $28.99 131
8   Amelia Peabody's Egypt Elizabeth Peters William Morrow 62663 $838 $29.95 84
9   The Gospel in Dorothy L. Sayers: Selections from Her Novels, Plays, Letters, and Essays (The Gospel in Great Writers) Dorothy L. Sayers Plough Publishing House 74316 $504 $18.00 3
10   The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective Kate Summerscale Bloomsbury USA 75944 $504 $18.00 233
11   The Doorbell Rang (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 41) Rex Stout Bantam 82367 $223 $7.99 136
12   The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: The Methods and Mysteries of the World's Greatest Detective Ransom Riggs Quirk Books 82410 $474 $16.95 72
13   Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making John Curran Harper Perennial 115182 $475 $16.99 45
14   Jack Reacher's Rules Lee Child Delacorte Press 120920 $448 $16.00 771
15   Kyle Mills Books in Order: Mitch Rapp series (inc Mitch Rapp new books), Covert-One series, Mark Beamon series, Fade series, all standalone novels, and ... Mills biography. (Series Order Book 63) Book List Guru Self published 121363 $27 $0.99 0

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