Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$104,657
  The median book price
$6
Bestseller's daily sales
4698
50th book's daily sales
298
Average number of pages per book
359
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > thrillers > suspense
65.47%
fiction > romance > suspense
43.64%
fiction > christian > suspense
43.64%
fiction > mystery & detective > international mystery & crime
26.73%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 6 words:

  • Where the Forest Meets the Stars
  • A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery Book 1)
  • Then She Was Gone: A Novel
  • The Cleaner (John Milton Series Book 1)
  • A Case of Need: A Novel
  • Indie success
  • 7%
  • Volatility
  • 20%
  • New releases
  • 57%
  • KDP Select
  • 45%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#2

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>Harlan Coben

 832

#1

#11

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>Steve Martini

 1098

#2

#14

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>Chris Curran

 263

#3

#861

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>Harlan Coben

 607

#48

#1399

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>Steve Martini

 131

#49

#3242

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>Chris Curran

 22

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Where the Forest Meets the Stars Glendy Vanderah Lake Union Publishing 2 $548,820 $4.99 832
2   The Killer Collective Barry Eisler Thomas & Mercer 11 $284,190 $4.99 1,098
3   The Silent Patient Alex Michaelides Macmillan Audio 14 $1,384,049 $27.99 263
4   The Perfect Child Lucinda Berry Thomas & Mercer 17 $216,566 $4.99 448
5   A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery Book 1) Mike Omer Thomas & Mercer 18 $67,033 $1.61 4,316
6   The Naturalist Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 24 $163,053 $4.99 5,449
7   Then She Was Gone: A Novel Lisa Jewell Dreamscape Media, LLC 25 $1,099,245 $34.99 697
8   An Anonymous Girl Greer Hendricks Macmillan Audio 28 $780,585 $27.99 700
9   The Cleaner (John Milton Series Book 1) Mark Dawson Unputdownable 35 $100,321 $4.79 1,219
10   A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1 George R. R. Martin Random House Audio 36 $656,208 $31.50 20,083
11   The Silent Patient Alex Michaelides Celadon Books 38 $254,886 $12.47 264
12   Girls of Glass Brianna Labuskes Thomas & Mercer 40 $112,827 $5.62 343
13   Connections in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 48) J. D. Robb St. Martin's Press 53 $271,558 $14.99 302
14   A Case of Need: A Novel Michael Crichton Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 59 $208,146 $11.99 1,573
15   The Wedding Guest: An Alex Delaware Novel Jonathan Kellerman Ballantine Books 66 $248,474 $14.99 162
16   Betrayal Tim Tigner Unknown 71 $42,912 $2.67 2,913
17   A Merciful Fate (Mercy Kilpatrick Book 5) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 76 $112,135 $7.19 386
18   Close to the Bone (Widow's Island Novella Book 1) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 95 $41,943 $2.99 450
19   Verity Colleen Hoover Hoover Ink, Inc. 97 $69,301 $4.99 1,984
20   Ninth and Nowhere Jeffery Deaver Self published 104 $32,859 $2.45 86

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