Books -> Mystery, Thriller & Suspense -> Mystery -> Amateur Sleuths  

Monthly median sales (top 20)
$13,294
  Book's median price
$4
Bestseller's daily sales
1617
50th's book daily sales
56
Average number of pages/book
292
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

Matching KDP categories

  • fiction->mystery & detective->international mystery & crime  -  50.00%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->women sleuths  -  47.43%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->historical  -  35.36%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->general  -  35.36%

Keyword requirement

mystery, thriller, suspense

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 8 words:

  • The Frame-Up (The Golden Arrow Mysteries Book 1)
  • Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding
  • Witch, Interrupted (Wicked Witches of the Midwest Book 13)
  • Death Comes to the School (A Kurland St. Mary Mystery Book 5)
  • The Exchange: A Suspense Thriller
  • Indie success
  • 13%
  • Volatility
  • 37%
  • New releases
  • 47%

#1

kindle best category lists

>Marc Levy

 55

#2

kindle best category lists

>Elizabeth Peters

 165

#3

kindle best category lists

>Alice K. Boatwright

 572

#48

kindle best category lists

>Allen Eskens

 5986

#49

kindle best category lists

>Alexander McCall Smith

 58

#50

kindle best category lists

>Emily Kimelman

 28

Top 15 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   The Last of the Stanfields Marc Levy AmazonCrossing 15 $235,987 $4.99 55
2   The Deeds of the Disturber (The Amelia Peabody Murder Mysteries Book 5) Elizabeth Peters MysteriousPress.com/Open Road 116 $60,614 $4.80 165
3   Under an English Heaven: An Ellie Kent Mystery (Ellie Kent mystery series Book 1) Alice K. Boatwright Cozy Cat Press 178 $19,167 $1.99 572
4   The Frame-Up (The Golden Arrow Mysteries Book 1) Meghan Scott Molin 47North 266 $29,047 $3.99 424
5   The Life We Bury Allen Eskens Tantor Audio 306 $167,866 $25.19 5986
6   The Megalodon Mix-Up (A Charlie Rhodes Cozy Mystery Book 4) Amanda M. Lee WinchesterShaw Publications 353 $30,179 $4.99 76
7   Death Comes to the School (A Kurland St. Mary Mystery Book 5) Catherine Lloyd Kensington 368 $17,581 $2.99 22
8   A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 21) Ellis Peters MysteriousPress.com/Open Road 579 $39,440 $9.99 105
9   Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding Rhys Bowen Audible Studios 666 $66,473 $19.95 184
10   Glad One: Crazy is a Relative Term (A Val Fremden Humorous Mystery Book 1) Margaret Lashley Zazzy Ideas, Inc. 675 $13,071 $3.99 274
11   Witch, Interrupted (Wicked Witches of the Midwest Book 13) Amanda M. Lee WinchesterShaw Publications 826 $12,993 $4.99 124
12   The Falling Girl (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #3) Thomas Fincham Self published 972 $2,383 $0.99 30
13   The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense Novel Christopher Greyson Greyson Media Associates 1034 $37,608 $15.99 927
14   A Long Time Coming Aaron Elkins Thomas & Mercer 1120 $9,049 $3.99 69
15   Day Shift (A Novel of Midnight, Texas Book 2) Charlaine Harris Ace 1206 $4,346 $1.99 1020

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