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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$8,120
  The median book price
$3
Bestseller's daily sales
652
50th book's daily sales
46
Average number of pages per book
263
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 > women sleuths
47.43%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
35.36%
fiction > mystery & detective > general
35.36%

Keyword requirement

mystery, thriller, suspense

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 9 words:

  • Murder on the Orient Express: An Audible Original Drama
  • All By Myself, Alone: A Novel
  • Grace Under Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery Book 4)
  • The Virgin in the Ice (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 6)
  • Hooked on Ewe (A Scottish Highlands Mystery Book 2)
  • Indie success
  • 8%
  • Volatility
  • 25%
  • New releases
  • 46%
  • KDP Select
  • 68%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#43

kindle best category lists

 10

>Agatha Christie

#46

kindle best category lists

 725

>Mary Higgins Clark

#169

kindle best category lists

 8

>Annabel Chase

#2,636

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>Lise McClendon

 144

#2,724

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>Barbara O'Neal

 536

#2,907

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>Annabel Chase

 48

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Murder on the Orient Express: An Audible Original Drama Agatha Christie Audible Studios 43 $471,293 $24.08 10
2   All By Myself, Alone: A Novel Mary Higgins Clark Simon & Schuster 46 $152,577 $7.99 725
3   Grace Under Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery Book 4) Annabel Chase Red Palm Press LLC 169 $49,880 $4.99 8
4   The Virgin in the Ice (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book 6) Ellis Peters MysteriousPress.com/Open Road 196 $17,830 $1.99 121
5   Her Royal Spyness Rhys Bowen Audible Studios 210 $181,921 $21.95 671
6   A Twist in the Tail: An absolutely purrfect cozy mystery (The Oyster Cove Guesthouse Book 1) Leighann Dobbs Bookouture 273 $21,432 $2.99 42
7   Hooked on Ewe (A Scottish Highlands Mystery Book 2) Hannah Reed Berkley 284 $13,930 $1.99 99
8   The Naturalist Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 533 $8,525 $1.99 5,874
9   Wild Horses Dick Francis Simon & Schuster Audio 550 $0 $0.00 134
10   Come Rain or Shine: Rose Gardner Investigations #5 (Rose Gardner Investigatons) Denise Grover Swank DGS 550 $20,678 $4.99 433
11   Pelican Cove Cozy Mystery Series Box Set 1: Books 1-4 in Pelican Cove Cozy Mysteries Leena Clover Self published 571 $3,963 $0.99 18
12   The Burning Issue of the Day (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 5) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 619 $18,163 $4.99 212
13   Flip the Witch Switch (Wicked Witches of the Midwest Book 14) Amanda M. Lee WinchesterShaw Publications 624 $18,023 $4.99 137
14   Murder Theory (The Naturalist Book 3) Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 648 $6,853 $1.99 300
15   THE CASTLE MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit full of twists FAITH MARTIN Joffe Books mystery and crime 838 $7,702 $2.99 86
16   And Then She Was GONE Christopher Greyson Greyson Media; 1 edition 896 $2,494 $0.99 3,085
17   A Long Time Coming Aaron Elkins Thomas & Mercer 975 $4,791 $1.99 109
18   Looking Glass (The Naturalist Book 2) Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 1,045 $4,680 $1.99 782
19   THE OXFORD MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit full of twists FAITH MARTIN Joffe Books mystery and crime 1,049 $6,948 $2.99 38
20   Cookies with a Side of Danger (A Danger in Treasure Cove Cozy Mystery Book 1) Meredith Potts Self published 1,196 $2,162 $0.99 14