Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Police Procedurals  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$46,403
  The median book price
$6
Bestseller's daily sales
1427
50th book's daily sales
126
Average number of pages per book
344
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
50.0%
fiction > mystery & detective > police procedural
47.43%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
35.36%
fiction > mystery & detective > general
35.36%

Keyword requirement

mystery, thriller, suspense, police

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 6 words:

  • A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery Book 1)
  • A Case of Need: A Novel
  • A Merciful Fate (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 5)
  • Close to the Bone (Widow's Island Novella Book 1)
  • My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite Book 1)
  • Indie success
  • 7%
  • Volatility
  • 27%
  • New releases
  • 37%
  • KDP Select
  • 66%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#17

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>Peter Robinson

 448

#1

#18

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>Thomas Fincham

 4316

#2

#40

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>Scott Pratt

 343

#3

#606

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>Peter Robinson

 43

#48

#635

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>Thomas Fincham

 162

#49

#647

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>Scott Pratt

 420

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   The Perfect Child Lucinda Berry Thomas & Mercer 17 $216,566 $4.99 448
2   A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery Book 1) Mike Omer Thomas & Mercer 18 $67,033 $1.61 4,316
3   Girls of Glass Brianna Labuskes Thomas & Mercer 40 $112,827 $5.62 343
4   The Chef James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 44 $290,865 $14.99 0
5   The Keeper of Lost Causes: The First Department Q Novel (Department Q Series Book 1) Jussi Adler-Olsen Dutton 52 $255,218 $13.98 974
6   Connections in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 48) J. D. Robb St. Martin's Press 53 $271,558 $14.99 302
7   A Case of Need: A Novel Michael Crichton Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 59 $208,146 $11.99 1,573
8   Connections in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel: In Death, Book 48 J. D. Robb Macmillan Audio 74 $442,018 $27.99 298
9   Never Tell: A Novel (A D.D. Warren and Flora Dane Novel) Lisa Gardner Dutton 75 $203,683 $12.99 1
10   A Merciful Fate (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 5) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 76 $112,135 $7.19 386
11   Close to the Bone (Widow's Island Novella Book 1) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 95 $41,943 $2.99 450
12   My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite Book 1) Robert Dugoni Thomas & Mercer 98 $68,881 $4.99 15,041
13   Ninth and Nowhere Jeffery Deaver Self published 104 $32,859 $2.45 86
14   A Bone to Pick (Widow's Island Novella Book 2) Melinda Leigh Montlake Romance 182 $21,736 $2.29 274
15   Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane Book 1) Melinda Leigh Montlake Romance 187 $42,482 $4.57 5,264
16   Cut and Run Mary Burton Montlake Romance 234 $30,889 $3.94 370
17   Frozen Stiff (A Chase Adams FBI Thriller Book 1) Patrick Logan Pathological Ink; 9 edition 244 $9,096 $1.19 230
18   A Merciful Silence (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 4) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 250 $54,155 $7.19 642
19   What Have You Done Matthew Farrell Thomas & Mercer 251 $45,116 $5.99 2,255
20   A Merciful Death (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 1) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 263 $35,139 $4.79 3,482

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