Vegas By Chance (Betty Chance Mystery Book 4) by Pat Dennis

Will amateur sleuth Betty Chance finally host a trouble-free gambling junket to the sparkling metropolis of Las Vegas? Mischief, intrigue, and murder follow Betty and her gaggle of quirky friends to Sin City. Riding along on the bus with Take A Chance Tour is legendary gambler Max Nichols, two-time winner of mega progressive slot jackpots. A ‘little voice inside him’ has predicted he’ll win his final and largest jackpot ever—thirty-one million dollars when he plays on the Strip. Everyone from paparazzi, gold diggers, hangers-on, and criminals, who’d love to grab Max’s potential fortune, gather around. Vegas by Chance is the fourth book in the Betty Chance Mystery series. Others include Murder by Chance (Book #1, is set in Northern Minnesota), Killed by Chance (Book #2, is set in Gulfport/Biloxi, Mississippi) and Dead by Chance (Book #3 is set in Deadwood, South Dakota.) Recipes are included in all of the Betty Chance books. Pat Dennis is the award-winning author of Hotdish To Die For, a collection of six short stories where the weapon of choice is hotdish (18 recipes included). Her Betty Chance Mystery series include the novels: Murder by Chance, Killed by Chance, Dead by Chance and Vegas by Chance. Pat’s memoir Fat Old Woman in Las Vegas (Gambling, Dieting and Wicked Fun) reached #1 on Amazon’s Travel Memoir for Kindle. Her humor and fiction have appeared in Anne Frasier’s Deadly Treats; The Silence of the Loons; Resort to Murder; Fifteen tales of Murder, Mayhem and Malice from the Land of Minnesota Nice; Once Upon a Crime Anthology; Writes of Spring; Cooked To Death: Tales of Crime and Cookery; Mood Change and other stories, St Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Monthly and Woman’s World. Pat performed as a stand-up comedian with over 1,000 performances at comedy clubs, Fortune 500 companies, Women’s Expos, and special events.

Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery Cozy, Women's Fiction, Women Sleuths

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Fat Old Woman in Las Vegas: Gambling, Dieting and Wicked Fun by Pat Dennis

After fighting off physical indignities that would keep a lesser woman in her recliner, Pat Dennis sets out on a solo journey to experience the loves of her life--Las Vegas, gambling and all-you-can eat buffets. Pat travels the two thousand miles alone from Minnesota to Sin City by car, train and greyhound bus. Pat's ability to take an honest and often hilarious look at aging, declining health, out-of-control gambling and a myriad of nueroses, make this an inspiring, funny and enjoyable read. Pat Dennis' short stories and humor appear in magazines such as Woman's World and Minnesota Public Radio's, Minnesota Monthly. Her work has been published in numerous anthologies, including Anne Frasier's Deadly Treats. Who Died in Here?; The Silence of the Loons; Resort to Murder; Fifteen Tales of Murder, Mayhem and Malice From the Land of Minnesota Nice; Once Upon a Crime Anthology; Writes of Spring, and Mood Change. She is the author of the Betty Chance mystery series which includes Murder by Chance and Killed by Chance. The third book in the series, Dead by Chance, will be published in the Spring of 2016. Her other novels include Stand-Up and Die, and a Middle School novel The Witches of Dorkdom, written under her pen name, Nora England. Pat performed as a stand-up comedian with over a thousand performances at comedy clubs, Fortune 500 companies, women's expos, and special events. She has appeared on the same venue as Lewis Black, Phyllis Diller, and Nick Swardson. Visit her at patdennis.com.

Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery Cozy, Women's Fiction, Women Sleuths

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Dead By Chance (Betty Chance Mystery Book 3) by Pat Dennis

Murder is a high stakes gamble … Amateur sleuth and tour hostess Betty Chance is on a winning streak in Deadwood, South Dakota, a town famous for gambling, gold, and ghosts. Her good fortune shifts when a married man’s body turns up dead in a hot tub and her clients’ hotel rooms are being robbed. Against the sheriff’s orders, Betty and her son begin to investigate. Tillie McFinn is convinced spirits from the past are to blame for the stolen items and uses her ghost hunting skills to find answers. Only this time, searching for spirits turns out to be a deadly pastime. “Dead by Chance is a deliciously funny and fast-paced road trip where ghost hunting and murder collide.”—Marilyn Victor, co-author of the Snake Jones mystery series.

Pat Dennis is the award-winning author of Hotdish To Die For, a collection of six culinary mystery short stories where the weapon of choice is a hotdish, deadly recipes included. Her Betty Chance mysteries series includes Murder by Chance, Killed by Chance, and Dead by Chance. Pat’s bestselling solo travel memoir is Fat Old Woman in Las Vegas: Gambling, Dieting and Wicked Fun. Her humor and fiction work is featured in numerous anthologies, newspapers, and magazines such as National Public Radio’s Minnesota Monthly, and Woman’s World. Pat performed as a comedian with over 1,000 performances at comedy clubs, Fortune 500 companies, casinos, and Women’s Expos.

Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery Cozy, Women's Fiction, Women Sleuths

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https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Chance-Betty-Mystery-Book-ebook/dp/B01E...

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Killed by Chance (Betty Chance Mystery Book 2) by Pat Dennis

Take a Chance Tours is on the road again – this time to the casinos and mouth-watering buffets of Biloxi, Mississippi. Betty Chance hosts the tour, along with perky effervescent bus driver Tillie McFinn. Riding along are the original fan club members for Bradford and the Beekeepers, a popular rock and roll group of the 50s and 60s. The chance to see their idol perform live once again in concert is priceless to Bradford’s ardent followers.

Only problem is, the itinerary includes a bit of kidnapping, murder, and alligators. Betty puts her amateur sleuth ability to work and, with the help of Tillie and her niece Lori, they search for the killer.

Pat Dennis is the award-winning author of Hotdish To Die For, a collection of six mystery short stories where the weapon of choice is a hotdish, deadly recipes included. Readers demanding more were rewarded with Hotdish Haiku, featuring 50 haiku and recipes from her and other writers. Murder by Chance is the first of her Betty Chance Mysteries series. The second novel, Killed by Chance, is set in Biloxi, Mississippi. Pat’s humor and fiction work is featured in numerous anthologies and magazines. Her novel Stand-Up and Die is set the world of stand-up comedy. Under the pen name, Nora England, The Witches of Dorkdom is her fantasy mystery novel for middle school readers. Pat performed as a comedian with over 1,000 performances at comedy clubs, Fortune 500 companies, casinos, and Women’s Expos. She’s appeared on the same venue with Nick Swardson, Lewis Black and Phyliss Diller. Keep up with her adventures and upcoming projects at patdennis.com

Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery Cozy, Women's Fiction, Women Sleuths

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https://www.amazon.com/Killed-Chance-Betty-Mystery-Book-ebook/dp/B0...

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Murder by Chance (Betty Chance Mystery Book 1) by Pat Dennis

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 when the tour bus arrives at the casino hotel. At fifty, Betty is unemployed, divorced and penniless after her husband left her for a fatter, older 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. With Tillie and Lori's help, Betty puts her amateur sleuth ability to work and searches for the killer.

Pat Dennis is the award-winning author of Hotdish To Die For, a collection of six mystery short stories where the weapon of choice is hotdish, deadly recipes included. Readers demanding more were rewarded with Hotdish Haiku, featuring 50 haiku and recipes from her and other writers. Murder by Chance is the first of her Betty Chance Mysteries series. The second novel, Killed by Chance, is set on the Gulfport in Mississippi. Pat performed as a stand-up comedian with over 1,000 performances at comedy clubs, Fortune 500 companies, casinos, Women’s Expos, and special events. She has appeared on the same venue as Lewis Black, Phyllis Diller, and David Brenner.

Pat’s short stories and humor appear in many anthologies, including Anne Frasier’s Deadly Treats; Who Died in Here?; The Silence of the Loons: Resort to Murder; Fifteen tales of Murder, Mayhem and Malice From the Land of Minnesota Nice; Once Upon a Crime Anthology; Writes of Spring; and Mood Change. She is the author of the novel Stand-Up and Die. The Witches of Dorkdom, a middle school fantasy and mystery novel was published under her pseudonym, Nora England.

Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery Cozy, Women's Fiction, Women Sleuths

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About The Author: Pat Dennis is an award-wining author and comedian. 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). MURDER BY CHANCE, is her debut novel in the Betty Chance mystery series. It is the story of a woman whose husband leaves her for an older fatter woman. Betty Chance was left penniless and deeply in debt. In order to earn a living she opens a tour business for gambling junkets to casinos. All bets are off when she discovers a dead body, or two. KILLED BY CHANCE is the second book in the series, set in Biloxi, Mississippi. The third book in the series is DEAD BY CHANCE, set is Deadwood, South Dakota. Pat's critically acclaimed humourous and touching travel memoir FAT OLD LADY IN LAS VEGAS: GAMBLING, DIETING AND WICKED FUN was released in 2016. She is the contributing editor for HOTDISH HAIKU and WHO DIED IN HERE?, 25 mystery short stories by 25 premier storytellers where the crime occurs in the bathroom. Her novel STAND-UP AND DIE is a mystery set in the stand-up comedy world. Pat's 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, WRITES OF SPRING and the upcoming COOKED TO DEATH from Nodin Press. 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. 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, Lewis Black, Tommy Chong and Nick Swardson.

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