Five Star Editorial Reviews on 3 Rafferty Books

‘Geraldine Evans has done it again. The distinguished, veteran British crime writer has turned out another crackling, entertaining and highly satisfying crime mystery in her Rafferty & Llewellyn, British mystery series, Game of Bones – 18th in the series.’


K-LYTICS – Monitoring Data. So You Don’t Have To

Has been monitoring the mystery, thriller, suspense, and crime fiction categories on Kindle for five years now.

While many traditional publishers compete for this lucrative book market segment, they see a lot of smaller categories and niche markets available to indie authors.

Here are three exciting facts from looking at the data right now:

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense (MTS) has seen a 5-year upward trend on Kindle

MTS holds on to its position of the second highest-selling Amazon bestseller list.

All—yes, all— of the sub-categories in the main MTS category showed up in the “green zone” of attractive markets on the K-lytics Book Strategy Map. 100% – Wow!

K-LYTICS announce the release of the latest K-lytics Mystery & Thriller genre AUGUST report.

The report also includes Level 4 and Level 5 sub-categories. In total, it examines 137 Amazon Kindle categories.

If you intend to do any kind of book project with elements of mystery, crime, thriller or suspense, this report is for you.

Find out about trends, sales development, book supply, best categories, covers, top authors, publishers, keywords, price points, and more. The seminar comes with two reports and an explanatory video.

With this data, you will have more market insights than most publishers out there.

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Geraldine Evans-Guest Post on Joe Konrath’s Blog

Such a thrill to write a guest post for Joe Konrath. I’ve admired him from afar since before I decided to turn indie myself — a decision I doubt I’d have had the courage to make if not for Joe. So thank you, Joe, for your generosity in sharing so much with the rest of the writing community and for opening our eyes to the possibilities created by Amazon and the internet.


Do you like mysteries? Then KOBO have a whole lot Boxsets at a Discount of 40%!


A murder investigation…and Rafferty’s already got troubles in spades. His first case in charge looks like being his last.

The Day I Nearly Died.

It was during a trip to Folkstone, on England’s south coast. It was the summer holidays, and all us kids were off school, looking for mischief and finding it.

Plugins were my Downfall!

Plugins were my downfall. At last, after months, and months, I have been able to configure my website. Each time I tried (and failed), I got one of those irritating messages that said it was unresponsive and I could either Wait or Exit. I was tearing my hair out that I’d wasted half a day on this malarkey.

Writing with a Disability–Stroke of Fortune

Living the Dream—Well, Almost!
It’s no fun being disabled, though it is the perfect excuse to get out of doing the ironing, which I always loathed! All right, I never actually did any, far preferring creases to sweating over a hot iron, but hey, it provides me with the perfect explanation for the creases, instead of just being regarded as an idle domestic slut.

Promo-Love Historical Novels? This One’s for You!

Can you imagine what it must be like to be the little sister of infamous English king, Henry VIII? Remember, this is the king who went on to have six wives, two of whom he had beheaded.

Do You Write Cozy Mysteries?

Then K-lytics is doing a special Seminar on this very subject. If you’re interested take a look. I find K-lytics reports very interesting, as they break down Amazon’s categories into sub, sub-sub, etc, so you can find what type of book is most popular, what has the most competition, and so on. Picture courtesy of Pexels […]

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