Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Writing  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$1,847
  The median book price
$16
Bestseller's daily sales
193
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
287
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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 8 words:

  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • Arlo Finch in the Lake of the Moon
  • Paris in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide
  • All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire(r)
  • The Stonemason: A Play in Five Acts
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 30%
  • New releases
  • 10%
  • KDP Select
  • 6%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

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>James Beard Foundation

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>Jonathan Abrams

 3

#2

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>Judy Jones William Wilson

 59

#3

#65379

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>James Beard Foundation

 8

#48

#73831

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>Jonathan Abrams

 121

#49

#77379

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>Judy Jones William Wilson

 205

#50

Top 20 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 357 $108,299 $17.99 24
2   Arlo Finch in the Lake of the Moon John August Roaring Brook Press 7,968 $6,184 $16.99 3
3   When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought Jim Holt Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition, First Printing edition 8,248 $10,192 $28.00 59
4   Swing (Blink) Kwame Alexander Blink 9,826 $6,380 $18.99 46
5   Paris in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide Jessie Kanelos Weiner Rizzoli 10,886 $8,470 $27.50 88
6   All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire(r) Jonathan Abrams Crown Archetype 14,139 $7,560 $27.00 121
7   Whatshisface Gordon Korman Scholastic Press 21,219 $3,330 $16.99 30
8   The Stonemason: A Play in Five Acts Cormac McCarthy Vintage 21,513 $2,940 $15.00 15
9   Living Language Hebrew, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning Amit Shaked Pasman Living Language; Complete ed. edition 25,500 $8,391 $49.95 128
10   The Body Stephen King Robin Waterfield Scribner 26,112 $1,678 $9.99 112
11   The Body Stephen King Scribner 26,780 $2,182 $12.99 112
12   On Directing Film David Mamet Penguin Books; Reprint edition 27,994 $2,688 $16.00 102
13   Cici's Journal: The Adventures of a Writer-in-Training Joris Chamblain First Second 33,815 $2,518 $17.99 11
14   The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico Miguel Leon-Portilla Beacon Press; Expanded and Updated Ed edition 33,971 $3,080 $22.00 103
15   Practical Malware Analysis: The Hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software Michael Sikorski Andrew Honig No Starch Press; 1 edition 34,847 $6,714 $59.95 94
16   The Story Pirates Present: Digging Up Danger Story Pirates Random House Books for Young Readers 36,409 $1,566 $13.99 3
17   Murder Machine (Onyx True Crime) Gene Mustain Berkley 37,116 $1,006 $8.99 196
18   Shakespeare's Words: A Glossary and Language Companion David Crystal Penguin Books 37,834 $2,464 $22.00 82
19   Top 10 Sydney (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) DK Travel DK Eyewitness Travel 38,647 $1,568 $14.00 31
20   Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction Patricia Highsmith St. Martin's Griffin 39,917 $1,790 $15.99 40

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