Broadcaster, clerical worker, novelist. Born– March 11, 1929, Birmingham. Parents– Claude Hunter and Gladys Eleanor (English) Wallace. Married– Lee Levitt, June, 1951. Married– David G. Latner, August, 1958. Married– Robert A. Strother, 1980.  Education– University of Tennessee, 1947-1951; Columbia University, 1962. Women’s program director, WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1951-1952; copy chief and announcer, WMAK Radio, Nashville, Tenn., 1952-1954; clerical worker and editorial assistant, “Civil Service Leader,” 1955-57; International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 237, New York, N.Y., 1954-1976, secretary to the president of the local, 1966-76; secretary, Civic Center Clinic, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1962-1966. Wrote poetry from the age of 11; wrote novels after 1971, most of which had a theme related to astrology; contributed short stories and poems to popular magazines. Used pseudonyms Pat Wallace and Claudia Patrick.


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Under the name Pat Wallace:

House of Scorpio. New York; Avon, 1975.

Love Scene. New York; Silhouette, 1985.

My Loving Enemy. Silhouette, 1983.

Objections Overruled.  Silhouette, 1984.

Shining Hour.  Silhouette, 1984.

Star Rise. Silhouette, 1985.

Silver Fire. New York; Silhouette Books, 1982.

Sweetheart Contract. New York; Silhouette Books, 1985.

The Wand and the Sky. New York; Pocket Books, 1978.

Under the name Patricia Strother:

The Constant Star.  New American Library, 1986.

Grand Design.  New American Library, 1988.

Silvermore.  New American Library, 1989.

Under the Pseudonym Vivian Lord:

Once More the Sun.  Fawcett, 1982.

Summer Kingdom.  Faucett, 1983.

Traitor in My Arms.  Fawcett, 1979.

Unyielding Fire.  Fawcett, 1985.

The Voyagers.  Fawcett, 1980.

Under the Pseudonym Pat West:

Under the Sign of Scorpio.  Dell, 1986.

A Wife for Ransom.  Dell, 1986.

Under the Pseudonym Patricia Cloud:

This Willing Passion.  Putnam, 1978.