Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Private Investigators  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$11,212
  The median book price
$6
Bestseller's daily sales
481
50th book's daily sales
24
Average number of pages per book
304
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > mystery & detective > private investigators
63.25%
fiction > mystery & detective > international mystery & crime
50.0%
fiction > mystery & detective > historical
35.36%
fiction > mystery & detective > general
35.36%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense, private investigator

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 9 words:

  • Her Last Day (Jessie Cole Book 1)
  • Blood Shot: A V. I. Warshawski Novel (V.I. Warshawski Novels Book 5)
  • Lethal White: A Cormoran Strike Novel
  • Storm Front: The Dresden Files, Book 1
  • The Friend: An emotional psychological thriller with a twist
  • Indie success
  • 25%
  • Volatility
  • 28%
  • New releases
  • 25%
  • KDP Select
  • 72%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#131

kindle best category lists

>John D. Patten

 334

#1

#167

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>Darynda Jones

 109

#2

#202

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>T E Kinsey

 53

#3

#2717

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>John D. Patten

 85

#48

#4507

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>Darynda Jones

 307

#49

#4582

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>T E Kinsey

 692

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Her Last Day (Jessie Cole Book 1) T.R. Ragan Thomas & Mercer 131 $58,822 $4.99 334
2   The Promise Teresa Driscoll Thomas & Mercer 167 $60,379 $5.99 109
3   Blood Shot: A V. I. Warshawski Novel (V.I. Warshawski Novels Book 5) Sara Paretsky Dell; Reissue edition 202 $25,283 $2.99 53
4   Lethal White: A Cormoran Strike Novel Robert Galbraith Hachette Audio 314 $194,266 $29.65 1,183
5   Storm Front: The Dresden Files, Book 1 Jim Butcher Buzzy Multimedia Publishing Corp. 446 $141,853 $27.99 2,500
6   The Friend: An emotional psychological thriller with a twist Teresa Driscoll Thomas & Mercer 455 $29,854 $5.99 501
7   The New Iberia Blues: Dave Robicheaux Series, Book 22 James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster Audio 482 $132,448 $27.99 301
8   The Suriname Job: A Case Lee Novel (Volume 1) Vince Milam Kindle Press 540 $17,165 $4.06 447
9   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
10   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
11   The Cuckoo's Calling Robert Galbraith Hachette Audio 642 $103,775 $29.65 10,666
12   The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel James Lee Burke Simon & Schuster 689 $58,700 $18.39 301
13   Double Whammy: A Davis Way Crime Caper Book 1 (The Davis Way Crime Caper Series) Gretchen Archer Self published 825 $15,988 $6.14 605
14   White Night: The Dresden Files, Book 9 Jim Butcher Penguin Audio 1,085 $77,145 $33.60 550
15   Deranged (Jessie Cole Book 3) T.R. Ragan Thomas & Mercer 1,224 $12,914 $5.99 118
16   Deadly Recall (Jessie Cole Book 2) T.R. Ragan Thomas & Mercer 1,237 $12,914 $5.99 216
17   The Devil's Country [Kindle in Motion] (Arlo Baines Book 1) Harry Hunsicker Thomas & Mercer 1,289 $8,379 $3.99 121
18   Lethal White (A Cormoran Strike Novel Book 4) Robert Galbraith Mulholland Books 1,538 $28,540 $14.99 1,183
19   The King Tides (Lancaster & Daniels Book 1) James Swain Thomas & Mercer 1,734 $9,948 $5.64 1,711
20   The Falling Girl (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #3) Thomas Fincham Self published 1,762 $1,944 $1.12 48

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