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Follow The Sun Novel Now Reinstalled...Volume 1 follow-the-sun-by-e-v-pete-hester This novel, click on the title and when reading, it moves right to left by using your little wheel on top of your mouse. A little different but you soon get used to...

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A Repost On The Abortion Debate Doesn't Belong On Billboards Kathleen Parker wrote: Abortion Debate Doesn’t Belong on Billboards Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 24-05-2019 2 Pete Hester wrote Kathleen the following e-mail today: I...

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Coalfire Stories....from an earlier posting There is no Wikipedia information on Coalfire, Pickens County,  Alabama….It is not included…So, you are gonna have to just trust me or the twenty-five or thirty or fifty other people who can talk...

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St. Jude Children Research Hospital. Please Give. ... Luke 18 verses 15 - 17...."Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belong to such as these"....I try to give something every month to St Jude. What an institution...

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Pete with movie star of the 1950's Smily Burnett.

Pete with movie star of the 1950’s, Smiley Burnette.

Hester BooksPete now….

E. V. “Pete” Hester was born and raised in the tiny town of Coalfire, Alabama and joined the Air Force in the mid-fifties. As a Radar Technician working on B-36, B-47 and B-52 Bombers he was given the chance to travel around the country and spent the next few years visiting various towns around the southwestern US and Europe. He finally settled on New Mexico as his favorite location (he was stationed in Roswell for a time) and has stayed there ever since. After he and the Air Force amicable parted ways Pete attended New Mexico State University while holding down several jobs including potash miner, purchasing agent, and tenor for a southern gospel quartet. Eventually finding his niche in the challenging world of transportation, he recently retired as the Assistant Vice President of Marketing for a major trucking company, and is presently a full time “honey doer” or a “ok, honey as soon as I can” man.

In 1997, after by-pass surgery, Pete decided to begin his career as a novelist. With several books now under his belt he is settling in to his prolific career as one of the Southwest’s most exciting new authors. In betwixt his day job, word processing, and community activities Hester also enjoys oil painting and cheering on the sometimes heartbreaking Dallas Cowboys. Pete even finds it in his heart to root for his alma maters arch rivals the New Mexico Lobos.

Mr. Hester has five children, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, four granddogs, several grand  kitty cats (I have trouble keeping up),  residing in New Mexico, Arizona and Wisconsin, as well as family in Alabama; which as you imagine, gives him plenty of opportunity to travel. He currently resides in Albuquerque, NM with his wife and inspiration of a around fifty years, Helen.