Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$104,510
  The median book price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
3928
50th book's daily sales
396
Average number of pages per book
360
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
40.82%
fiction > thrillers > suspense
33.33%
fiction > romance > suspense
33.33%
fiction > christian > suspense
33.33%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 5 words:

  • Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Book 5)
  • Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1)
  • The Butterfly Garden (The Collector Book 1)
  • The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4)
  • The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club)
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 31%
  • New releases
  • 46%
  • KDP Select
  • 48%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1

kindle best category lists

 20423

>George R. R. Martin

#1

kindle best category lists

 7053

>Lee Child

#2

kindle best category lists

 84

>Dea Poirier

#55

kindle best category lists

>Rhys Bowen

 3725

#169

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>Annabel Chase

 8

#234

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>Sarah Painter

 21

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1 George R. R. Martin Random House Audio 1 $4,143,636 $31.50 20,423
2   Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Book 5) Lee Child Berkley 1 $261,772 $1.99 7,053
3   Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases Book 1) Dea Poirier Thomas & Mercer 2 $548,820 $4.99 84
4   Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1) Lisa Gray Thomas & Mercer 5 $406,585 $4.99 89,624
5   Watchers Dean Koontz Brilliance Audio 6 $2,273,122 $29.99 2,167
6   The Butterfly Garden (The Collector Book 1) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 8 $133,059 $1.99 15,359
7   The Dark Bones Loreth Anne White Montlake Romance 11 $284,190 $4.99 48
8   One Small Sacrifice (Shadows of New York Book 1) Hilary Davidson Thomas & Mercer 14 $246,745 $4.99 144
9   Stillhouse Lake Rachel Caine Thomas & Mercer 17 $216,566 $4.99 463,457
10   The Silent Patient Alex Michaelides Macmillan Audio 24 $914,601 $27.99 1,761
11   House of Spies: A Novel (Gabriel Allon Book 17) Daniel Silva Harper 26 $274,070 $9.08 3,477
12   The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 34 $130,821 $5.99 13
13   The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club) James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 39 $303,877 $14.99 242
14   The Price of Time Tim Tigner Self published 40 $140,331 $6.99 203
15   The Victory Garden: A Novel Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 41 $49,570 $2.49 684
16   Planetside Michael Mammay HarperAudio 44 $597,449 $30.79 81
17   The Eighth Sister: A Thriller (Charles Jenkins Book 1) Robert Dugoni Thomas & Mercer 44 $116,229 $5.99 812
18   Lying Next to Me Gregg Olsen Thomas & Mercer 47 $94,590 $4.99 43
19   Trauma: A Novel Daniel Palmer St. Martin's Press; Reissue edition 48 $37,443 $1.99 225
20   Her Last Word Mary Burton Montlake Romance 50 $36,830 $1.99 653

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