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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$11,103
  The median book price
$4
Bestseller's daily sales
1167
50th book's daily sales
52
Average number of pages per book
286
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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 8 words:

  • Murder Theory (The Naturalist Book 3)
  • Hounded To Death (A Melanie Travis Mystery Book 14)
  • THE RIVERBOAT MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit from a million-selling author
  • Looking Glass (The Naturalist Book 2)
  • Mind Your Manors (A Flamingo Realty Mystery Book 1)
  • Indie success
  • 36%
  • Volatility
  • 25%
  • New releases
  • 57%
  • KDP Select
  • 96%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#24

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>William Martin

 5449

#1

#160

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>T E Kinsey

 81

#2

#231

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>Betty Rowlands

 6084

#3

#1438

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>William Martin

 144

#48

#2220

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>T E Kinsey

 295

#49

#2279

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>Betty Rowlands

 40

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   The Naturalist Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 24 $163,053 $4.99 5,449
2   Murder Theory (The Naturalist Book 3) Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 160 $74,689 $7.19 81
3   The Life We Bury Allen Eskens Tantor Audio 231 $198,900 $25.19 6,084
4   Hounded To Death (A Melanie Travis Mystery Book 14) Laurien Berenson Kensington; Reprint edition 259 $8,796 $1.19 53
5   THE RIVERBOAT MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit from a million-selling author FAITH MARTIN Joffe Books mystery and crime 368 $17,581 $2.99 15
6   Looking Glass (The Naturalist Book 2) Andrew Mayne Thomas & Mercer 369 $35,221 $5.99 688
7   Mind Your Manors (A Flamingo Realty Mystery Book 1) CeeCee James Self published 404 $6,530 $1.19 92
8   THE BIRTHDAY MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit from a million-selling author Faith Martin Joffe Books crime mystery 411 $5,349 $0.99 80
9   THE WINTER MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit from a million-selling author FAITH MARTIN Joffe Books mystery and crime 416 $19,199 $3.59 84
10   The Art of Inheriting Secrets: A Novel Barbara O'Neal Lake Union Publishing 514 $22,215 $4.99 412
11   The Dead Daughter (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #1) Thomas Fincham Self published 626 $4,045 $1.12 162
12   The Missing Mistress (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #5) Thomas Fincham Self published 630 $3,655 $1.02 33
13   A Dead Market (A Flamingo Realty Mystery Book 2) CeeCee James Self published 636 $3,492 $0.99 62
14   Divine Intervention: A Divine Cozy Mystery (Divine Christian Cozy Mysteries Series Book 1) Hope Callaghan Self published 638 $3,951 $1.12 172
15   Secrets in a Bottle (A Whodunit Antiques Cozy Mystery Book 1) Shelly West Self published 704 $11,157 $3.59 62
16   Mrs Pettigrew Sees a Ghost: First in a Paranormal Mystery Series (Charity Shop Haunted Mystery Book 1) Katherine Hayton Self published 819 $1,796 $0.69 26
17   The Exchange: A Suspense Thriller Dustin Stevens Self published 822 $3,098 $1.19 79
18   A Subtle Murder (A Rose Beckingham Murder Mystery Book 1) Blythe Baker Self published 871 $10,395 $4.08 28
19   Grave Descend: A Novel Michael Crichton Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 909 $17,942 $7.20 96
20   The Last of the Stanfields Marc Levy Self published 1,044 $14,088 $5.99 544

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