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The Royal Masquerade is the first and only book of The Royal Masquerade series. Chronologically, it is a sequel series to The Crown & The Flame and a prequel series to The Royal Romance and The Royal Heir respectively.


It's the night of the Royal Masquerade, but will a lowly scribe like you get to attend? Choose your House, change your fate, and pursue love in this romantic epic!


Chapter 1: The Royal Masquerade

It's the night of the Royal Masquerade, but will a lowly scribe like you be able to attend?

Chapter 2: A Noble Effort

Your House is in trouble and all eyes are on you...

Chapter 3: Predator and Prey

You must represent your house in the social season's first event, The Grand Hunt.

Chapter 4: A Night Under the Stars

Tonight is the Lunar Banquet, a grand feast among the stars! Will your blind date lead to marriage or heartbreak?

Chapter 5: Valor and Vanity

You've sabotaged Cyrus' alliance. Can you press your advantage at the joust?

Chapter 6: Confessions

When you cast off for a day at sea, will you find love upon the waves... or disaster?

Chapter 7: Betrayal

As time runs out, will you succumb to your fate or fight for a new destiny?

Chapter 8: Sisters

Annalisa has awoken! But what does it mean for your standing in your House?

Chapter 9: A House Divided

Renza's blackmailing your house. Can you turn the tables on her?

Chapter 10: Wildfire

Fire spreads all around you. Can you survive?

Chapter 11: Court of Whispers

You've announced your aspirations to the world... but at what cost?

Chapter 12: Lovestruck

How far are you willing to go to secure a Nevrakis alliance?

Chapter 13: Love and Power

Is power worth the price of your sister's happiness?

Chapter 14: Secrets

A new opportunity presents itself, but is it safe to pursue?

Chapter 15: The Conclave

The day of the Conclave has finally arrived! But is all as it seems?

Chapter 16: Truth

A new monarch has been chosen, but has Cordonia truly unified behind its new leader?

Chapter 17: Unity

Your enemies' endgame has been revealed. What will become of your reign?


Sneak Peeks

Pre-Book Sneak Peeks & Information


Promotional Videos


  • On July 5, 2019, PB teased in one of their blogposts that one of the upcoming books they have in store for Choices players is a historical fiction book where the players will fight for power in a Renaissance-era court.[1]
  • On August 16, 2019, PB mentioned in their blogpost, "Three Years of Choices", that this book is currently being worked on along with other projects in the upcoming months.[2]
  • On September 6, 2019, via Choices Insiders, the official title for the book was released.[3]
    • The official description was also revealed in the following "Choose your House, alter your fate, and pursue love or alliances in The Royal Masquerade, a romantic epic set in the Cordonian Renaissance!"
  • On September 9, 2019, via a Choices Blog, it was revealed that this is in fact in the same universe as The Crown & The Flame and The Royal Romance series.[4]
    • They also confirmed that we would get to know the existing characters' ancestors and descendants, and shape the story!
  • On September 10, 2019, PB confirmed this book is gender-locked.[5]
  • On September 23, 2019, similar to the way in which Deanest found the Nightbound book covers and Silvrowl12 found the Wishful Thinking cover, BigLenny discovered that the same happened for this book as the potential poster was already available to view. Similarly, in order to see it, go to the Choices official Instagram. Hit the three dots in the top right corner, then hit "About This Account", then select "Active Ads" on the menu that pops up. If you scroll, you'll see the ad itself.
  • On September 30, 2019, the first teaser was released and confirmed that it will be released in October. It was also stated that the story will take place in the 1600s.[6]
  • A second teaser trailer was released on October 3, 2019.[7]
  • On October 7, 2019, PB released a video and revealed the release date being October 18th.[8]
  • On October 8, 2019, PB released the first sneak peek presenting House Aster.[9]
  • On October 9, 2019, PB released the second sneak peek presenting House Everhart.[10]
  • On October 10, 2019, PB released the third sneak peek presenting House Rosario.[11]
  • On October 11, 2019, released a picture of the three houses next to each other.[12]
    • They also asked players in a poll which of the three houses they would choose. House Aster won with 41%, followed by House Rosario with 38% and House Everhart with 22% (with a total of 101%, likely a rounding error).[13]
    • The summary for Chapter One was later released.[14]
  • On October 14, 2019, PB released a sneak peek featuring Theodosia from House Nevrakis and Percival from House Beaumont.[15]
  • On October 15, 2019, PB released a sneak peek with a customizable character who can either be Lord or Lady Hunter Fierro.[16]
  • On October 16, 2019, PB released a sneak peek with another customizable character named Kayden Vescovi.[17]
    • They also asked players in a poll which gender they would choose for Kayden.[18]
  • On October 17, 2019, users discovered that the Chapter 2 description which contained huge spoilers was changed.[19]
    • It was changed from "The queen is dead, and you're the top suspect! Will your new friends at court come to your aid?" to "Your House is in trouble and all eyes are on you..."
  • On October 17, 2019, PB released a sneak peek featuring the dog in a hat they had teased earlier.[20]
  • On October 24, 2019, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 3.[21]
  • On November 7, 2019, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 5.[22]
  • On November 21, 2019, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 7.[23]
  • On December 5, 2019, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 9.[24]
  • On December 18, 2019, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 11.[25]
  • On December 25, 2019, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 12.[26]
  • On January 1, 2020, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 13.[27]
  • On January 9, 2020, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 14.[28]
  • On January 10, 2020, PB released a PSA about the book going on a break and told players to look out for sneak peeks.[29]
  • On January 29, 2020, PB announced that the book will be back next week.[30]
  • On February 5, 2019, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 15.[31]
  • On February 19, 2020, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 17.[32]
  • On February 21, 2020, PB confirmed that it is a standalone.[33]


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The Freshman The Freshman, Book 1 · The Freshman, Book 2 · The Freshman, Book 3 · The Freshman, Book 4 · The Freshman: Love Bites · The Freshman: Game of Love · The Freshman: Snowed In · Chris: Luxury Getaway · James: Masquerade Ball · Kaitlyn: The Perfect Date
The Crown & The Flame The Crown & The Flame, Book 1 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 2 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 3
Most Wanted Most Wanted, Book 1 · Most Wanted, Book 2
Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement, Book 1 · Rules of Engagement, Book 2 · Rules of Engagement, Book 3 · Rules of Engagement: Newlyweds
Endless Summer Endless Summer, Book 1 · Endless Summer, Book 2 · Endless Summer, Book 3
#LoveHacks #LoveHacks, Book 1 · #LoveHacks, Book 2
The Haunting of Braidwood Manor The Haunting of Braidwood Manor
The Royal Romance The Royal Romance, Book 1 · The Royal Romance, Book 2 · The Royal Romance, Book 3 · The Royal Holiday
The Sophomore The Sophomore, Book 1 · The Sophomore, Book 2 · The Sophomore: Hartfeld Horror Story
Hero Hero, Vol. 1 · Hero, Vol. 2
High School Story High School Story, Book 1 · High School Story, Book 2 · High School Story, Book 3 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 1 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 2 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 3
It Lives It Lives In The Woods . It Lives Beneath
Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays
Red Carpet Diaries Red Carpet Diaries, Book 1 · Red Carpet Diaries, Book 2 . Red Carpet Diaries, Book 3
Perfect Match Perfect Match, Book 1 · Perfect Match, Book 2
Bloodbound Bloodbound, Book 1 · Bloodbound, Book 2 · Bloodbound, Book 3 · Bloodbound: Dark Solstice
The Junior The Junior, Book 1
Veil of Secrets Veil of Secrets
America's Most Eligible America's Most Eligible: Season 10 · America's Most Eligible: All Stars · America's Most Eligible: Wedding Edition
Desire & Decorum Desire & Decorum, Book 1 · Desire & Decorum, Book 2 · Desire & Decorum, Book 3 · Desire & Decorum: First Winter
Across the Void Across the Void
The Senior The Senior
Big Sky Country Big Sky Country, Book 1 · Big Sky Country, Book 2
The Elementalists The Elementalists, Book 1 · The Elementalists, Book 2 · The Elementalists: Winters Past
A Courtesan of Rome A Courtesan of Rome
The Heist: Monaco The Heist: Monaco
Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 1 · Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 2
Open Heart Open Heart, Book 1 · Open Heart: Second Year · Open Heart: Third Year
Passport to Romance Passport to Romance
Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking
Nightbound Nightbound
Platinum Platinum
Sunkissed Sunkissed
The Royal Heir The Royal Heir, Book 1 · The Royal Heir, Book 2 · The Royal Heir, Book 3 · The Royal Finale
Bachelorette Party Bachelorette Party
Mother of the Year Mother of the Year
Save the Date Save the Date
The Royal Masquerade The Royal Masquerade
Baby Bump Baby Bump, Book 1 · Baby Bump, Book 2
Blades of Light and Shadow Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 1 · Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 2
Witness: A Bodyguard Romance Witness: A Bodyguard Romance
Distant Shores Distant Shores
The Nanny Affair The Nanny Affair, Book 1 · The Nanny Affair, Book 2
Queen B Queen B, Book 1 · Queen B, Book 2
My Two First Loves My Two First Loves
Rising Tides Rising Tides
Hot Couture Hot Couture
Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs
With Every Heartbeat With Every Heartbeat
Laws of Attraction Laws of Attraction, Book 1 · Laws of Attraction, Book 2
A Very Scandalous Proposal A Very Scandalous Proposal
The Unexpected Heiress The Unexpected Heiress
Wake the Dead Wake the Dead
Surrender Surrender
Crimes of Passion Crimes of Passion