Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Reference  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$33
  The median book price
$1
Bestseller's daily sales
10
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
36
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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 27 words:

  • 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)
  • 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
  • Don Winslow Books in Order: Cartel books, Neal Carey series, Savages books, Boone series, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, all short stories, standalone novels and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 27)
  • Stuart Woods Books in Order: Stone Barrington series, Will Lee books, Holly Barker books, Ed Eagle books, Teddy Fay series, Rick Barron, standalone novels, and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 48)
  • Val McDermid Books in Order: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series, Lindsay Gordon series, Kate Brannigan series, Karen Pirie series, all short stories, standalone ... and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 52)
  • Indie success
  • 54%
  • Volatility
  • 56%
  • New releases
  • 4%
  • KDP Select
  • 36%

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Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   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 13,791 $277 $0.99 0
2   The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: The Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective Kate Summerscale HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books 30,074 $3,425 $24.47 236
3   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; 9 edition 38,445 $110 $0.99 4
4   Don Winslow Books in Order: Cartel books, Neal Carey series, Savages books, Boone series, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, all short stories, standalone novels and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 27) Book List Guru Self published 39,911 $133 $1.19 2
5   The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained DK DK 40,004 $2,800 $25.00 69
6   The Art of Mystery: The Search for Questions Maud Casey Graywolf Press; 1 edition 49,806 $784 $14.00 5
7   Stuart Woods Books in Order: Stone Barrington series, Will Lee books, Holly Barker books, Ed Eagle books, Teddy Fay series, Rick Barron, standalone novels, and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 48) Book List Guru Self published 51,631 $66 $1.19 7
8   Val McDermid Books in Order: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series, Lindsay Gordon series, Kate Brannigan series, Karen Pirie series, all short stories, standalone ... and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 52) Book List Guru Self published 59,710 $27 $0.99 0
9   The Annotated Big Sleep Raymond Chandler Owen Hill Vintage Crime/Black Lizard; Annotated edition 66,598 $700 $25.00 28
10   James Lee Burke Books in Order: Dave Robicheaux series, Hackberry Holland series, Billy Bob Holland series, Holland Family series, all short stories and standalone novels. (Series Order Book 15) Book List Guru Self published 67,174 $27 $0.99 1
11   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 77,741 $27 $0.99 2
12   Jeffery Deaver Books in Order: Lincoln Rhyme series, Lincoln Rhyme short stories, Kathryn Dance series, John Pellam series, all short stories, standalone ... and nonfiction. (Series Order Book 32) Book List Guru Self published 85,933 $27 $0.99 0
13   Jack Reacher's Rules Lee Child Delacorte Press; First Edition (US) First Printing edition 86,357 $427 $15.27 778
14   Dale Brown Books in Order: Patrick McLanahan series, Brad McLanahan series, Dreamland series, Jason Richter series, all short stories and standalone novels. (Series Order Book 57) Book List Guru Self published 94,126 $24 $0.86 0
15   The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective Kate Summerscale Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition 97,141 $230 $8.22 236
16   Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History Yunte Huang W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition 97,338 $474 $16.95 88
17   Craig Johnson Books in Order: Walt Longmire books, Walt Longmire short stories, all short stories, standalone novels, and nonfiction, plus a Craig Johnson biography. (Series Order Book 21) Book List Guru Self published 106,883 $31 $1.12 5
18   Michael Connelly Books in Order: Harry Bosch series, Harry Bosch short stories, Mickey Haller series, Terry McCaleb series, Jack McEvoy series, all short ... novels & nonfiction. (Series Order Book 3) Book List Guru Self published 109,155 $34 $1.22 4
19   Jack Reacher's Rules Lee Child Delacorte Press 109,240 $279 $9.99 778
20   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 115,069 $31 $1.12 2

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