Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Reference  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$27
  The median book price
$1
Bestseller's daily sales
35
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
52
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
53.45%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
37.8%
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 21 words:

  • Father Brown (Complete Collection): 53 Murder Mysteries: The Scandal of Father Brown, The Donnington Affair & The Mask of Midas...
  • Barry Eisler Books in Order: John Rain series, John Rain short stories, Ben Treven series, Livia Lone books, all short stories, standalone novels and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 55)
  • Robert B Parker Books in Order: Spenser series, Jesse Stone books, Cole and Hitch series, Philip Marlowe, Sunny Randall... all short stories, standalone novels, and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 43)
  • Mark Dawson Books in Order: John Milton series, John Milton short stories, Isabella Rose series, Beatrix Rose series, Soho Noir, Group Fifteen Files, all ... and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 70)
  • Greg Iles Books in Order: Penn Cage series, Natchez Burning trilogy, Mississippi books, World War II books, all standalone novels and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 30)
  • Indie success
  • 48%
  • Volatility
  • 36%
  • New releases
  • 12%
  • KDP Select
  • 32%

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>G. K. Chesterton

#8,992

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>Mark Twain

#29,983

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>Book List Guru

#182,788

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 0

#182,804

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Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   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
2   Mark Twain: The Complete Novels Mark Twain Hash Books 8,992 $332 $0.99 683
3   Barry Eisler Books in Order: John Rain series, John Rain short stories, Ben Treven series, Livia Lone books, all short stories, standalone novels and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 55) Book List Guru Self published 29,983 $138 $0.99 0
4   50 Eternal Masterpieces of Detective Stories Vol: 2 (Golden Deer Classics) Mark Twain Oregan Publishing 39,260 $446 $3.99 7
5   The Annotated Big Sleep Raymond Chandler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard; Annotated edition 41,948 $1,428 $17.00 33
6   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; 11 edition 46,854 $83 $0.99 5
7   Robert B Parker Books in Order: Spenser series, Jesse Stone books, Cole and Hitch series, Philip Marlowe, Sunny Randall... all short stories, standalone novels, and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 43) Book List Guru Self published 62,214 $27 $0.99 1
8   Hot Lead issue 3: The Adult Western special Justin Marriott Self published 67,030 $180 $6.43 2
9   Mark Dawson Books in Order: John Milton series, John Milton short stories, Isabella Rose series, Beatrix Rose series, Soho Noir, Group Fifteen Files, all ... and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 70) Book List Guru Self published 72,933 $27 $0.99 2
10   The Doorbell Rang (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 41) Rex Stout Bantam 81,265 $223 $7.99 138
11   Wolfe Tales: Twelve Little Wolfes Anthony E Shaw Aventine Press 84,768 $322 $11.50 4
12   Greg Iles Books in Order: Penn Cage series, Natchez Burning trilogy, Mississippi books, World War II books, all standalone novels and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 30) Book List Guru Self published 88,820 $27 $0.99 4
13   The Doorbell Rang (Nero Wolfe) Rex Stout Bantam 94,103 $219 $7.83 138
14   99 Classic Thriller Short Stories: Works by Philip K. Dick, Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells, Wilkie Collins...and many more ! Edgar Allan Poe Oregan Publishing 99,265 $27 $0.99 2
15   Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition: The Complete Guide to Mystery, Suspense, and Crime Hallie Ephron Writer's Digest Books; Second edition 99,525 $342 $12.23 21
16   Nelson DeMille Books in Order: John Corey series, John Corey short stories, John Sutter books, Paul Brenner books, all short stories, standalone novels, and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 40) Book List Guru Self published 107,104 $27 $0.99 1
17   Scene of the Crime: A Guide to the Landscapes of British Detective Fiction Julian Earwaker Aurum Pr Ltd 110,168 $945 $33.75 2
18   Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn Anne Hillerman Harper; 1 edition 112,367 $582 $20.79 134
19   Jonathan Kellerman Books in Order: Alex Delaware series, Alex Delaware graphic novels, Petra Connor series, Jacob Lev series, all short stories, standalone novels, nonfiction. (Series Order Book 62) Book List Guru Self published 114,291 $27 $0.99 3
20   David Baldacci Books in Order: John Puller series, Will Robie series, Amos Decker series, Camel Club, King and Maxwell, Vega Jane, Shaw, Freddy & The French ... novels & nonfiction. (Series Order Book 1) Book List Guru Self published 117,413 $27 $0.99 4

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