Author expands fiction writing with local backdrop and serial killing

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 11, 2022 1:17 PM CT | Published: July 11, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Jessica Patch has shifted gears for her latest fiction novel focusing on a serial killer with plenty of local landmarks to set the scenes.


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Toni Lepeska

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Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit


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