Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime > Serial Killers  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$36,886
  The median book price
$5
Bestseller's daily sales
4698
50th book's daily sales
82
Average number of pages per book
344
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > thrillers > suspense
54.77%
nonfiction > true crime > murder > serial killers
38.73%
fiction > thrillers > crime
36.51%
fiction > romance > suspense
36.51%

Keyword requirement

thriller, mystery, suspense

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 6 words:

  • Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases Book 1)
  • The Butterfly Garden (The Collector Book 1)
  • The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4)
  • Wolfhunter River (Stillhouse Lake Book 3)
  • Neon Prey (A Prey Novel Book 29)
  • Indie success
  • 4%
  • Volatility
  • 24%
  • New releases
  • 48%
  • KDP Select
  • 72%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#2

kindle best category lists

 84

>Dea Poirier

#8

kindle best category lists

 15359

>Dot Hutchison

#17

kindle best category lists

 463457

>Rachel Caine

#1,064

kindle best category lists

>D.K. Hood

 104

#1,071

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>Mary Burton

 554

#1,077

kindle best category lists

>Kendra Elliot

 728

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases Book 1) Dea Poirier Thomas & Mercer 2 $548,820 $4.99 84
2   The Butterfly Garden (The Collector Book 1) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 8 $133,059 $1.99 15,359
3   Stillhouse Lake Rachel Caine Thomas & Mercer 17 $216,566 $4.99 463,457
4   The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 34 $130,821 $5.99 13
5   Her Last Word Mary Burton Montlake Romance 50 $36,830 $1.99 653
6   Wolfhunter River (Stillhouse Lake Book 3) Rachel Caine Thomas & Mercer 53 $108,514 $5.99 405
7   Neon Prey (A Prey Novel Book 29) John Sandford G.P. Putnam's Sons 76 $233,784 $14.99 511
8   Bone Music (The Burning Girl Book 1) Christopher Rice Thomas & Mercer 95 $27,915 $1.99 1,688
9   Hide and Seek Mary Burton Montlake Romance 105 $66,506 $4.99 164
10   Killman Creek (Stillhouse Lake Book 2) Rachel Caine Thomas & Mercer 120 $74,299 $5.99 119,866
11   The Never Game (A Colter Shaw Novel Book 1) Jeffery Deaver G.P. Putnam's Sons 165 $152,358 $14.99 37
12   Truth and Lies (A DI Amy Winter Thriller Book 1) Caroline Mitchell Thomas & Mercer 177 $48,343 $4.99 145
13   Cari Mora: A Novel Thomas Harris Grand Central Publishing 215 $122,977 $14.99 17
14   The Bones She Buried: A completely gripping, heart-stopping crime thriller (Detective Josie Quinn Book 5) Lisa Regan Bookouture 272 $28,600 $3.99 198
15   The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense Novel Christopher Greyson Greyson Media; 1 edition 296 $67,971 $9.99 1,206
16   The Summoning (Krewe of Hunters Book 27) Heather Graham MIRA; Original edition 361 $41,688 $6.99 4
17   The Roses of May (The Collector Book 2) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 390 $11,199 $1.99 1,509
18   Hidden (A Bone Secrets Novel Book 1) Kendra Elliot Montlake Romance 394 $11,144 $1.99 2,994
19   The Bear: A Suspense Thriller (A Reed & Billie Novel Book 7) Dustin Stevens Self published 396 $5,516 $0.99 143
20   The Shark (Forgotten Files Book 1) Mary Burton Montlake Romance 455 $19,886 $3.99 852

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