Murder by Chance

Murder by Chance

by Pat Dennis


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Murder by Chance by Pat Dennis

Murder by Chance is the debut novel in the Betty Chance Mystery series. Can three scrappy, single women of varied ages find happiness in a new travel business specializing in casino junkets? All bets are off when Betty Chance finds a body in a tour bus that arrives at the casino hotel. At fifty, Betty is unemployed, divorced and penniless, after her husband left her for an older, fatter woman. But with her stunningly beautiful niece Lori, she opens Take A Chance Tours, a Chicago-based company specializing in gaming destinations. Betty quickly becomes close friends with Tillie, the perky, effervescent bus driver who happens to be an ex-con. As soon as the tour bus arrives at Moose Lake Bay Resort and Casino in northern Minnesota, Betty and her driver Tillie, discover a dead body in the locked bathroom of their motor coach. The 350-pound corpse is riddled with stab wounds. With Tillie and Lori's help, Betty puts her amateur sleuth ability to work and searches for the killer

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781519395238
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/19/2015
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Pat Dennis is an award-wining author and comedian. She is a veteran of 1,000 plus performances in comedy clubs, Fortune 500 special events, woman's organizations, and church basements across the country. She has worked with such notables as Phyllis Diller, David Brenner, Tommy Chong, and Lewis Black. Pat is the author of HOTDISH TO DIE FOR, a collection of six culinary mystery short stories where hotdish is the weapon of choice (18 hotdish recipes are included). MOOD CHANGE is a collection of her short stories. She is the contributing editor for HOTDISH HAIKU and WHO DIED IN HERE?. Her novels include, MURDER BY CHANCE, KILLED BY CHANCE and STAND-UP AND DIE. Her short stories have appeared in Anne Frasier's DEADLY TREATS, The Minnesota Crime Wave's SILENCE OF THE LOONS, RESORT TO MURDER, ONCE UPON A CRIME ANTHOLOGY and WRITES OF SPRING. Her fiction and humor have been published in National Public Radio's Minnesota Monthly, FMAM, Woman's World, The Pioneer Press, and The Sun Current newspapers. Pat can be reached at

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