How does this sound for an opening --
It started like everything else in her life, by accident.
Lettie Wilson was the most accident prone and the luckiest person on the planet. She got her car, apartment and job all by accident. All by being in the right place at the wrong time.
So when Lettie began her affair with soon-to-be married Derrick Redford, it of course began by accident.
Comments and thoughts on the title? Suggestions?