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The Unexpected Heiress is the first and thus far only book of the The Unexpected Heiress series.


Travel back to the year 1913 as the daughter of an American, new money family. When you receive sudden news of your older sister's passing, you're whisked away to England to take her place in marriage. Will forbidden love catch you unawares... and will you be able to unravel the mystery of your sister's death?


Chapter 1: Windcroft Manor

In 1913, you're sent off to England to become a viscountess. Will forbidden love catch you unawares... and will you be able to solve a deadly mystery?

Chapter 2: Blood Relatives

It's time to meet the matriarchs and patriarchs of the Somerset family. Will you be able to impress them... and uncover their secrets?

Chapter 3: Lay of the Land

You go to explore Windcroft Village with John, when you run into a handsome solicitor, who might have some information of his own to share...

Chapter 4: Roses & Thorns

You ready yourself to meet wider society at the dowager's garden party... but what grudges and agendas lie beneath the smiles and decorum?

Chapter 5: Without a Trace

You snoop around town in an attempt to discover Amelia's whereabouts when sneaking out late at night...

Chapter 6: A Sordid Affair

You head into London to retrace Amelia's steps, when they lead you to the most unusual place...

Chapter 7: Belle of the Ball

At a lavish ball, you search for the mystery man. Meanwhile, all eyes are on you as Francis's betrothed... but where does your heart really lie?

Chapter 8: The Chase

You set off hot on the heels of your primary suspect. What twists and turns will you find along the way?

Chapter 9: The Cause

You pay a visit to your boisterous and eccentric Aunt Maude. What does she know about Amelia's double life?

Chapter 10: Power Play

You venture into the hidden areas of London and a glamorous debutante ball to track down a powerful figure...

Chapter 11: Upper Echelon

You're on unfamiliar turf when you attempt to prove your mettle at a cricket match within a powerful inner circle...

Chapter 12: The Hunter and the Prey

Lady Gemma hosts a driven grouse shoot at Barrington House, but you have your sights set on a different kind of prey...

Chapter 13: Raising the Stakes

If they want to play mind games, then mind games you will play...

Chapter 14: Buried Truths

As your long weekend at Barrington draws to a close, new truths come to light. But time is still running out...

Chapter 15: Reckoning

With the mystery solved, you turn your focus to escaping from your arranged marriage. Will you be able to be with the one you truly love?

Chapter 16: The Bride

It's time to face your fate.

Gameplay Features

Vanity Mirror

Throughout the book, you will have the opportunity to collect shards to see special flashbacks, piece together what happened to your sister, and unlock an exclusive finale scene.


Sneak Peeks

Pre-Book Sneak Peeks & Information

Featured Locations


Promotional Videos


  • On June 5, 2020, in the June 2020 edition of Choices Insiders, this book is hinted as one of the upcoming books to be released in summer 2020.[1]
  • On July 10, 2020, in the July 2020 Choices Insider email, PB confirmed the book to have a July release and will be a VIP book.[2]
  • On July 14, 2020, PB released a teaser video for the book.[3]
  • On July 16, 2020, PB released another teaser video for the book along with the release date being Wednesday July 22nd. [4]
  • On July 18, 2020, PB released a sneak peek featuring John.[5]
  • On July 19, 2020, PB released a sneak peek featuring Gemma.[6]
  • On July 20, 2020, PB released a sneak peek featuring Hugh.[7]
  • On July 21, 2020, PB released a sneak peek featuring the estate's assistants.[8]
    • On the same day, PB released another sneak peek featuring a letter in their blogpost.[9]
  • On July 24, 2020, PB writer Kara revealed some of the staff behind the book.[10]
  • On April 2, 2021, PB confirmed the book will release to general players later this year.[11]
  • In the July 2021 Choices Insiders e-mail, PB confirmed the book will release to general players in August.[12]
  • On August 11, 2021, the general release date is revealed in-app to be August 20.
    • On the same day, they added two hairstyles for your character.
  • On August 19, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 1.[13]
  • On September 9, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 4.[14]
  • On September 23, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 6.[15]
  • On October 14, 2021, PB released a sneak peek for Chapter 9.[16]


  • The loading screen facts are as follows:
    • Post-Edwardian society was marked by increasing modernization.
    • Rich American heiresses were often matched with bankrupt British nobility.
    • Women's suffrage gained momentum during the interwar period of 1918-1939.
    • In 1901, there were 1.5 million domestic servants in Britain.
    • The Industrial Revolution (1760-1840) led to the rise of the middle class.
    • The Great War (1914-1918) forever changed the institution of the peerage.
  • In A Very Scandalous Proposal, Simon/Ava Montjoy mentions to Your Character (A Very Scandalous Proposal) that there is precedence of his/her family marrying outside of peerage. Simon/Ava brings up an "American heiress" in the family's past.
  • In The Unexpected Heiress, there are three playable characters: Your Character, Amelia Hayes, and Effie Ainsley.
  • Chapter 15 shares the same title as Perfect Match, Book 2, Chapter 15, "Reckoning".

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: The Unexpected Heiress Choices.


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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
Wolf Bride Wolf Bride
Shipwrecked Shipwrecked