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Veil of Secrets is the first and only book of the Veil of Secrets series.


Your best friend vanished without a trace on the day of her wedding! Search the town of Birchport to solve the mysteries, but be careful... everyone has a secret.


Chapter 1: Missing Persons

Your best friend from college has invited you to her wedding! But in the town of Birchport, everyone has a secret...

Chapter 2: Unveiled

Kate's vanished at the altar! What happened to her... and was someone at the wedding involved?

Chapter 3: The Powers That Be

With new evidence in hand, you go to the police... but discover unexpected obstacles in your way!

Chapter 4: First Blood

A masked man is breaking into Kate's apartment! Who is he... and what does he know?

Chapter 5: The Whole Bloody Affair

You've just stumbled on a bloody murder! Who is behind it? And how does it tie into Kate?

Chapter 6: Down by the Water

A new lead takes you down to the docks, even as Kate's disappearance haunts the town!

Chapter 7: Into The Woods

Following a tip, you, Flynn, and Naomi head to the woods... and make a frightening discovery!

Chapter 8: ...And Found

The discovery in the cabin has shaken up the whole case... but Chief Walsh has another surprise in store.

Chapter 9: The Rocket's Red Glare

Birchport's elites gather for the Sterlings' annual 4th of July gala... but the event may have an unexpected guest.

Chapter 10: Collateral Damage

After the incident at the gala, the whole town is in chaos... and your only lead takes you back to a familiar face.

Chapter 11: Lawful Good

As Kate's hearing approaches, Chief Walsh calls you in with a menacing ultimatum.

Chapter 12: The Kraken

A tip from Kate gives you a new lead... but pursuing it will plunge you right into danger.

Chapter 13: Under the Bed

Old secrets are uncovered as you pursue a promising new lead.

Chapter 14: The Face of Evil

The truth behind Kate's kidnapping is finally revealed!

Chapter 15: The End of the Line

It's time for the final showdown with the Birchport killer. Who will live... and who will die?

Chapter 16: All's Well That Ends...

In the aftermath of the confrontation, it's up to you to decide how the story ends.

Gameplay Features


Similar to the Dossiers, Idols, and Embers of Hope in the Endless Summer series, you have the chance to collect clues all over the town of Birchport. Collect evidence, secrets, and documents to solve the town's mysteries. Collecting all clues will unlock a special scene at the end of the book.


Sneak Peeks

Pre-Book Sneak Peeks & Information


Promotional Videos


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  • Leading up the premiere of Veil of Secrets, the promotion for this book used Your Character's Polaroid pictures and appropriate witty hashtags.
    • All of which culminated in a clue board with different polaroid depending on which social media platform (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and/or Tumblr) the player saw it in.
  • On April 29, 2018, it was confirmed through an Instagram live session at the Bay Area Book Festival that several of the PB writers attended that players will be able to choose the gender.
  • On May 11, 2018, the first sneak peek showing a flower bouquet and a wedding invitation with bloodstains was released together with the announcement that Veil of Secrets will be released in June 2018.[1]
    • It was confirmed that the book would be released on Friday, June 1st, 2018.[2]
  • On May 14, 2018, a second sneak peek was revealed, showing the various MCs with the bride to be.[3]
    • It was also revealed that a third sneak peek would be dropping on May 15, 2018. You were able to choose from the topic of that sneak peek being happy couple or scandal of the year. In the end, the topic that won was "Scandal of the year", with "Happy couple" receiving 34% of the votes and "Scandal of the year" receiving 66% of them.[4]
  • On May 15, 2018, a third sneak peek was revealed and it shows a coffee-stained picture of a character who is presumed to be Tanner, Kate's fiancé, looking disgusted.[5]
    • A fourth sneak peek is dropping on May 16, 2018, which is concerning the wedding's guest list. You were able to choose from seeing a sneak peek about a defense lawyer or an ex-con.[6]
      • The ex-con, Kate's brother, was revealed on Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr.
      • The defense lawyer was revealed on Facebook.
    • A fifth sneak peek is dropping soon, which is concerning the wedding's guest list. You are able to choose from seeing a sneak peek about a new deputy or a police chief.
      • The new deputy was revealed in all of Pixelberry's social media accounts.
  • A sixth sneak peek revealed the wedding cake on Facebook and the suspect's weapon on Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr.
  • On May 21, 2018, a picture board with old and new pictures was revealed on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr respectively.[7] [8] [9] [10]
    • A summary of the first chapter was also unveiled on this same day.
  • It was soon revealed on May 28, 2018, that, consistent with the status quo for new books, the first two chapters were released on its launch date.
  • On May 24, 2018, Veil of Secrets was confirmed to be a book series.
    • However, on June 1, 2018, for unknown reasons, the Book 1 label was removed from the title. It was then later confirmed to be a standalone book.[11]
  • On May 29, 2018, an eighth sneak peek was released, this one featuring a portrait of Tanner and his family. The aforementioned portrait appears to fall to the ground and shatters.[12]
  • On May 31, 2018, a ninth and final sneak peek was released. This was a 37 sec trailer that states: Welcome to Birchport... You're invited to the wedding of the year...Between the town's most eligible bachelor... And Your old friend...But the wedding may not go off without a hitch... In this town... Everyone has a secret.
  • In response to a player via facebook messenger, they confirmed that as of now, Kate is not a love interest.[13]
  • As of Friday, July 27, 2018, Veil of Secrets finally has a poster up in the Pixelberry Headquarters.[14]
  • On August 9, 2018, a sneak peek for Chapter 12 was released.[15]
  • On August 15, 2018, Andrew Shvarts, one of the writers for this book, tweeted out that he just finished putting the finishing touches on the chapter for this book.[16]
  • On August 23, 2018, a sneak peek for Chapter 14 was released.[17]
  • On December 17, 2018, Pixelberry did a livestream where they revealed that they may release more murder mystery/crime stories in 2019.
  • On June 27, 2019, PB released the soundtrack for this book.[18]


  • This is one of the 25 standalone books in Choices. These are A Courtesan of Rome, Across the Void, A Very Scandalous Proposal, Bachelorette Party, Distant Shores, Foreign Affairs, Hero, Home for the Holidays, Hot Couture, My Two First Loves, Most Wanted, Nightbound, Passport to Romance, Platinum, Ride-or-Die, Rising Tides, Save the Date, Sunkissed, The Haunting of Braidwood Manor, The Heist: Monaco, The Royal Masquerade, Veil of Secrets, Wishful Thinking, With Every Heartbeat and Witness: A Bodyguard Romance.
  • Veil of Secrets is one of several series to use strong language, some other series being: Most Wanted, The Royal Romance, Bloodbound, and It Lives.
  • Chapter 9 takes place on the 4th of July. It aired on July 20th, two weeks after the real world's Fourth of July.
  • As of August 31, 2018, Veil of Secrets along with The Crown & The Flame trilogy, Endless Summer, Book 2, Hero, Vol. 1, and Most Wanted, Book 1 had the thumbnails of their book covers updated; in this new version, it is just Kate on the cover.
  • This book contains several references to comics, especially by DC and Marvel:
    • In Chapter 3, Your Character tells Pierce Sterling "With great power comes great responsibility", a saying that became popular because of its use in Spiderman.
    • Tommy Walsh calls you Jimmy Olsen if you are male and Lois Lane if you are female.
    • Your Character frequently compares the Sterlings to supervillains.
    • In Chapter 12, you can suggest that the name of Grant's boat is Grantmobile in reference to Batman's batmobile. Flynn will go into detail what it may look like.
    • In Chapter 14, Your Character makes a reference to the Justice League.
  • In a flashback scene of Chapter 4, Kate mentions meeting Professor Vasquez and makes a reference to Robin Hood.
    • Kate also mentions that Your Character has been taking some Hogwarts hat sorting quizzes. According to her, you are a typical Ravenclaw and she would be a hot house elf.
    • This chapter also reveals that the first day that MC and Kate met was seven years prior to the start of the story.
  • Your Character makes references to Scooby Doo in Chapter 6 and Chapter 16.
  • If Your Character is female, Tommy Walsh will make several references to fictional character Nancy Drew. If Your Character is male, he will reference The Hardy Boys instead. Both appeared in the same series.
  • There are also several references to Sherlock Holmes, for example in Chapter 3 (by Bryce) and in Chapter 11 (by Tommy Walsh).
  • In Chapter 10. Duffy makes a reference to the movie Red Dawn.
  • In Chapter 14, Flynn mentions Pablo Escobar, a real life Colombian drug lord.
  • In Chapter 16, if Duffy is alive, Your Character will mention the fictional character Hannibal Lecter from the franchise of the same name created by writer Thomas Harris.
    • In the same chapter, you can choose to stay in Birchport to be with one of your love interests or go back to New York.
  • This book ended on the same day as The Royal Romance, Book 3.
  • As of September 8, 2018, when playing Chapter 1, a disclaimer asking for player discretion due to violent scenes within the books has now been added.
  • Red Carpet Diaries, Book 3, Chapter 11 makes a reference to this book when your character and her friends attend Super Fan Con and can choose to go visit the Veil of Secrets Booth.

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: Veil of Secrets 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