Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$160,458
  The median book price
$6
Bestseller's daily sales
3928
50th book's daily sales
402
Average number of pages per book
337
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 Victory Garden: A Novel
  • Indie success
  • 6%
  • Volatility
  • 38%
  • New releases
  • 56%
  • KDP Select
  • 66%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1

kindle best category lists

 7051

>Lee Child

#2

kindle best category lists

 20418

>George R. R. Martin

#2

kindle best category lists

 75

>Dea Poirier

#127

kindle best category lists

>Kenneth Johnson

 3415

#134

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>Erin Kelly

 68

#137

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>Sally Hepworth

 345

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Book 5) Lee Child Berkley 1 $261,772 $1.99 7,051
2   A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1 George R. R. Martin Random House Audio 2 $3,464,496 $31.50 20,418
3   Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases Book 1) Dea Poirier Thomas & Mercer 2 $548,820 $4.99 75
4   Thin Air (Jessica Shaw Book 1) Lisa Gray Thomas & Mercer 5 $406,585 $4.99 349
5   Watchers Dean Koontz Brilliance Audio 8 $2,005,251 $29.99 2,167
6   The Butterfly Garden (The Collector Book 1) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 8 $133,059 $1.99 15,353
7   One Small Sacrifice (Shadows of New York Book 1) Hilary Davidson Thomas & Mercer 15 $235,987 $4.99 142
8   Stillhouse Lake Rachel Caine Thomas & Mercer 16 $225,927 $4.99 10,633
9   The Silent Patient Alex Michaelides Macmillan Audio 17 $1,214,766 $27.99 1,756
10   The Dark Bones Loreth Anne White Montlake Romance 17 $216,566 $4.99 42
11   House of Spies: A Novel (Gabriel Allon Book 17) Daniel Silva Harper 22 $353,566 $9.99 3,477
12   The Vanishing Season (The Collector Book 4) Dot Hutchison Thomas & Mercer 28 $167,049 $5.99 8
13   Trauma: A Novel Daniel Palmer St. Martin's Press; Reissue edition 30 $51,206 $1.99 225
14   The Victory Garden: A Novel Rhys Bowen Lake Union Publishing 38 $50,895 $2.49 681
15   The Eighth Sister: A Thriller (Charles Jenkins Book 1) Robert Dugoni Thomas & Mercer 41 $119,248 $5.99 803
16   The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club) James Patterson Little, Brown and Company 42 $295,902 $14.99 239
17   The Price of Time Tim Tigner Self published 43 $136,808 $6.99 202
18   Lying Next to Me Gregg Olsen Thomas & Mercer 45 $96,127 $4.99 40
19   Her Last Word Mary Burton Montlake Romance 47 $37,722 $1.99 652
20   All By Myself, Alone: A Novel Mary Higgins Clark Simon & Schuster 49 $149,221 $7.99 725

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