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

Monthly median sales (top 20)
$12,143
  Book's median price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
467
50th's book daily sales
76
Average number of pages/book
297
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Matching KDP categories

  • fiction->mystery & detective->private investigators  -  63.25%
  • fiction->mystery & detective->international mystery & crime  -  50.00%
  • 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 8 words:

  • The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
  • The Detective & the Pipe Girl: A Mystery (A John Darvelle Mystery)
  • Skin Game: A Novel of the Dresden Files, Book 15
  • White Night: The Dresden Files, Book 9
  • Alter Ego - A Sam Prichard Mystery (Sam Prichard, Part 2 Book 10)
  • Indie success
  • 17%
  • Volatility
  • 40%
  • New releases
  • 50%

#1

kindle best category lists

>Robert Galbraith

 878

#2

kindle best category lists

>Robert Galbraith

 10595

#3

kindle best category lists

>T.R. Ragan

 82

#48

kindle best category lists

>David Archer

 94

#49

kindle best category lists

>Michael Craven

 167

#50

kindle best category lists

>James Lee Burke

 4

Top 15 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Lethal White: A Cormoran Strike Novel Robert Galbraith Hachette Audio 131 $349,514 $29.65 878
2   The Cuckoo's Calling Robert Galbraith Hachette Audio 401 $163,549 $29.65 10595
3   Deranged (Jessie Cole Book 3) T.R. Ragan Thomas & Mercer 840 $15,430 $5.99 82
4   The Falling Girl (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #3) Thomas Fincham Self published 972 $2,383 $0.99 30
5   Lethal White (A Cormoran Strike Novel) Robert Galbraith Mulholland Books 979 $69,832 $29.00 878
6   A Dangerous Man (An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel Book 18) Robert Crais G.P. Putnam's Sons 985 $36,095 $14.99 0
7   A Picture of Murder (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 4) T E Kinsey Thomas & Mercer 1117 $11,317 $4.99 185
8   The Invisible Wife (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #4) Thomas Fincham Self published 1162 $2,189 $0.99 43
9   The Gone Sister (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #2) Thomas Fincham Self published 1183 $2,189 $0.99 49
10   Skin Game: A Novel of the Dresden Files, Book 15 Jim Butcher Penguin Audio 1240 $75,460 $35.00 3693
11   Proven Guilty: The Dresden Files, Book 8 Jim Butcher Penguin Audio 1243 $75,460 $35.00 570
12   White Night: The Dresden Files, Book 9 Jim Butcher Penguin Audio 1252 $71,500 $33.60 544
13   Red Shirt (Miami Jones Florida Mystery Series Book 10) A.J. Stewart Jacaranda Drive 1320 $10,339 $4.99 67
14   Her Last Day (Jessie Cole Book 1) T.R. Ragan Thomas & Mercer 1333 $10,339 $4.99 316
15   The Dead Daughter (A Private Investigator Mystery Series of Crime and Suspense, Lee Callaway #1) Thomas Fincham Self published 1341 $2,023 $0.99 119

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