Books -> Mystery, Thriller & Suspense -> Writing  

Monthly median sales (top 20)
$3,290
  Book's median price
$24
Bestseller's daily sales
14
50th's book daily sales
1
Average number of pages/book
316
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 9 words:

  • The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico
  • Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama
  • Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years
  • All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire(r)
  • Grimm: Aunt Marie's Book of Lore
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 43%
  • New releases
  • 10%

#1

kindle best category lists

>Jim Holt

 48

#2

kindle best category lists

>Jonathan Abrams

 117

#3

kindle best category lists

>Stephen King

 106

#48

kindle best category lists

>Cormac McCarthy

 15

#49

kindle best category lists

>Keri Smith

 5

#50

kindle best category lists

>David Mamet

 36

Top 15 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought Jim Holt Farrar, Straus and Giroux 6714 $10,976 $28.00 48
2   All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire(r) Jonathan Abrams Crown Archetype 7923 $9,828 $27.00 117
3   The Body Stephen King Scribner 9901 $4,364 $12.99 106
4   Waste Not: How To Get The Most From Your Food James Beard Foundation Rizzoli 11482 $13,860 $45.00 6
5   Doctor Who: Character Encyclopedia Annabel Gibson DK 13257 $4,757 $16.99 375
6   Paris in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide Jessie Kanelos Weiner Rizzoli 14463 $7,700 $27.50 84
7   Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years David A. Goodman Titan Books 25992 $5,031 $29.95 299
8   The Star Trek Book: Strange New Worlds Boldly Explained (Big Ideas Simply Explained) Paul Ruditis DK 28073 $4,200 $25.00 45
9   Firefly: A Celebration (Anniversary Edition) Joss Whedon Titan Books 28718 $8,391 $49.95 349
10   Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand Oliver Jeffers Rizzoli 29589 $7,700 $55.00 3
11   Jaws: Memories from Martha's Vineyard: A Definitive Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Greatest Suspense Thriller of All Time Matt Taylor Titan Books 35152 $5,594 $49.95 96
12   Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday The 13th Peter M. Bracke Titan Books 35653 $5,600 $50.00 140
13   An Incomplete Education: 3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn't Judy Jones Ballantine Books 40358 $3,920 $35.00 207
14   Asterios Polyp (Pantheon Graphic Library) David Mazzucchelli Pantheon 43412 $2,940 $35.00 135
15   The Great Movies Roger Ebert Three Rivers Press 47527 $1,596 $19.00 114

Recurrent ideas in the top 20 books: