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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$63,991
  The median book price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
3477
50th book's daily sales
113
Average number of pages per book
343
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

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 6 words:

  • Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases Book 1)
  • Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1)
  • One Small Sacrifice (Shadows of New York Book 1)
  • The Good Daughter: A Novel
  • The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4)
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 20%
  • New releases
  • 64%
  • KDP Select
  • 68%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#2

kindle best category lists

 84

>Dea Poirier

#5

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 89624

>Lisa Gray

#11

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 48

>Loreth Anne White

#695

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>Robert Dugoni

 0

#741

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>Kendra Elliot

 1889

#778

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>M.M. Chouinard

 9

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases Book 1) Dea Poirier Thomas & Mercer 2 $548,820 $4.99 84
2   Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1) Lisa Gray Thomas & Mercer 5 $406,585 $4.99 89,624
3   The Dark Bones Loreth Anne White Montlake Romance 11 $284,190 $4.99 48
4   One Small Sacrifice (Shadows of New York Book 1) Hilary Davidson Thomas & Mercer 14 $246,745 $4.99 144
5   The Good Daughter: A Novel Karin Slaughter Blackstone Audio, Inc. 19 $1,117,569 $27.97 1,515
6   The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 34 $130,821 $5.99 13
7   The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club) James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 39 $303,877 $14.99 242
8   Lying Next to Me Gregg Olsen Thomas & Mercer 47 $94,590 $4.99 43
9   Her Last Word Mary Burton Montlake Romance 50 $36,830 $1.99 653
10   Truth and Lies: A DI Amy Winter Thriller, Book 1 Caroline Mitchell Brilliance Audio 63 $307,629 $18.19 145
11   The Lincoln Lawyer Michael Connelly Hachette Audio 93 $242,131 $17.09 1,608
12   Cold Waters (Normal, Alabama Book 1) Debbie Herbert Thomas & Mercer 104 $66,925 $4.99 813
13   Hide and Seek Mary Burton Montlake Romance 105 $66,506 $4.99 164
14   The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club) James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 144 $166,628 $14.99 0
15   Cleaning the Gold: A Jack Reacher and Will Trent Short Story Karin Slaughter William Morrow 147 $43,794 $3.99 49
16   Truth and Lies (A DI Amy Winter Thriller Book 1) Caroline Mitchell Thomas & Mercer 177 $48,343 $4.99 145
17   Cut and Run Mary Burton Montlake Romance 183 $47,085 $4.99 504
18   DON'T LIE TO ME (Eva Rae Thomas Mystery Book 1) Willow Rose BUOY MEDIA 193 $8,981 $0.99 97
19   A Case of Need: A Novel Michael Crichton Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 210 $66,221 $7.99 1,812
20   Pretty Girls Dancing Kylie Brant Thomas & Mercer 223 $15,991 $1.99 2,327

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