Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Writing  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$1,216
  The median book price
$14
Bestseller's daily sales
70
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
320
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > mystery & detective > international mystery & crime
35.36%
fiction > thrillers > suspense
28.87%
fiction > romance > suspense
28.87%
fiction > christian > suspense
28.87%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 11 words:

  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • Paris in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide
  • When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought
  • Life at the Marmont: The Inside Story of Hollywood's Legendary Hotel of the Stars--Chateau Marmont
  • All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire(r)
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 50%
  • New releases
  • 9%
  • KDP Select
  • 5%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1,701

kindle best category lists

 45

>Neil Gaiman

#9,881

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 125

>Stephen King

#15,237

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 52

>Kwame Alexander

#86,280

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>Joanne Drayton

 188

#93,554

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>Gene Mustain

 199

#99,525

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>Hallie Ephron

 21

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Neil Gaiman Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy; Revised, Updated, New edition 1,701 $19,371 $10.81 45
2   The Body Stephen King Scribner; FIRST TRADE ED edition 9,881 $3,769 $11.22 125
3   Swing (Blink) Kwame Alexander Blink 15,237 $630 $2.50 52
4   Paris in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide Jessie Kanelos Weiner Rizzoli 19,300 $4,612 $20.59 92
5   On Directing Film David Mamet Penguin Books; Reprint edition 21,002 $2,330 $11.89 103
6   Keith Haring (Rizzoli Classics) Jeffrey Deitch Rizzoli 27,284 $5,898 $35.11 32
7   When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought Jim Holt Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition, First Printing edition 31,836 $2,154 $15.39 62
8   Life at the Marmont: The Inside Story of Hollywood's Legendary Hotel of the Stars--Chateau Marmont Raymond Sarlot Penguin Books; Reprint edition 32,440 $1,901 $13.58 140
9   All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire(r) Jonathan Abrams Crown Archetype 34,813 $1,823 $16.28 128
10   Practical Malware Analysis: The Hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software Michael Sikorski No Starch Press; 1 edition 35,747 $4,412 $39.40 96
11   Chase Darkness with Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders Billy Jensen Sourcebooks 37,432 $1,915 $17.10 17
12   Whatshisface Gordon Korman Scholastic Press 40,110 $1,220 $10.90 33
13   Top 10 Mexico City (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) DK Travel DK Eyewitness Travel; Reprint, Revised edition 44,288 $581 $6.92 40
14   5,000 WRITING PROMPTS: A Master List of Plot Ideas, Creative Exercises, and More Bryn Donovan Munds Park Publishing 44,374 $1,343 $15.99 29
15   Living Language Hebrew, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning Living Language Living Language; Complete ed. edition 46,552 $2,586 $30.79 132
16   The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film J.W. Rinzler Del Rey; 1St Edition edition 46,624 $3,652 $43.48 220
17   Blackjack: Play Like The Pros: A Complete Guide to BLACKJACK, Including Card Counting John Bukofsky Lyle Stuart 46,996 $1,004 $11.96 43
18   Living Language Greek, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning Living Language Living Language; Bilingual, Bilingual edition 51,018 $1,739 $31.06 30
19   Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama David Mamet Vintage; 1st Vintage Books ed edition 55,860 $633 $11.31 37
20   The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico Miguel Leon-Portilla Beacon Press; Expanded and Updated Ed edition 68,895 $0 $19.81 105

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