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

Monthly median sales (top 20)
$44,576
  Book's median price
$4
Bestseller's daily sales
3477
50th's book daily sales
60
Average number of pages/book
345
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Matching KDP categories

  • fiction->mystery & detective->international mystery & crime  -  50.00%
  • 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 Bone to Pick (Widow's Island Novella Book 2)
  • Bones Don't Lie (Morgan Dane Book 3)
  • What I've Done (Morgan Dane Book 4)
  • Close to the Bone (Widow's Island Novella Book 1)
  • Indie success
  • 3%
  • Volatility
  • 43%
  • New releases
  • 60%

#1

kindle best category lists

>Melinda Leigh

 4458

#2

kindle best category lists

>Michael Connelly

 976

#3

kindle best category lists

>James Patterson

 139

#48

kindle best category lists

>Mike Omer

 3341

#49

kindle best category lists

>Carole Lawrence

 145

#50

kindle best category lists

>Douglas Preston

 2

Top 15 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane Book 1) Melinda Leigh Montlake Romance 3 $193,738 $1.99 4458
2   Dark Sacred Night: A Ballard and Bosch Novel Michael Connelly Little, Brown & Company 36 $641,417 $30.79 976
3   Target: Alex Cross James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 52 $273,657 $14.99 139
4   Dark Sacred Night (A Ballard and Bosch Novel Book 1) Michael Connelly Little, Brown and Company 59 $260,226 $14.99 977
5   Close to the Bone (Widow's Island Novella Book 1) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 65 $49,897 $2.99 299
6   A Bone to Pick (Widow's Island Novella Book 2) Melinda Leigh Montlake Romance 80 $60,775 $3.99 180
7   What I've Done (Morgan Dane Book 4) Melinda Leigh Montlake Romance 82 $45,041 $2.99 546
8   Her Last Goodbye (Morgan Dane Book 2) Melinda Leigh Montlake Romance 91 $28,528 $1.99 1236
9   Target: Alex Cross James Patterson Hachette Audio 124 $374,535 $30.75 138
10   Target: Alex Cross James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 134 $336,980 $29.00 138
11   Bones Don't Lie (Morgan Dane Book 3) Melinda Leigh Montlake Romance 148 $21,730 $1.99 1089
12   Dead End Girl: A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller (Violet Darger FBI Thriller Book 1) L.T. Vargus Smarmy Press 167 $50,299 $4.99 864
13   Buried on Avenue B: A Novel (Darlene O'Hara Series Book 2) Peter De Jonge Harper 175 $19,446 $1.99 68
14   The Birthday: An absolutely gripping crime thriller (Detective Natalie Ward Book 1) Carol Wyer Bookouture 234 $23,441 $2.99 158
15   Edinburgh Twilight (Ian Hamilton Mysteries Book 1) Carole Lawrence Thomas & Mercer 238 $15,434 $1.99 857

Recurrent ideas in the top 20 books: