What if Jesus was just an ordinary boy searching for enlightenment?

“One of the most moving stories I have read in a long time! ” – Mr. K. Forrest

“A beautifully written and intelligent “what if” about the lost years of Jesus’ life” – Mary Sheeran

“After the last page you just want to meditate and wish for more kindness in the world.” – Pilou

“An absolutely delicious read.” –Aime

This new novel re-imagines Jesus’s epic life, and in particular, the eighteen years not mentioned in the Bible.

In the year 8 AD, five-year-old Yeshua receives a visit from two mysterious strangers who predict that he will bring a message of peace to the world. Oblivious of the prophecy, Yeshua grows up yearning to be a rabbi. But he soon learns that it’s his duty and destiny to become a carpenter like his father.

One day, when a Buddhist pilgrim tells Yeshua about a country called Sindh where anyone can be a monk, his hope is kindled. He joins a camel caravan and sets off on a thousand mile journey across the Silk Road. Along the way he studies the teachings of the Buddha and Krishna and loses his virginity to a beautiful young widow in a secluded convent. Upon returning home to Palestine after nearly twenty years, he finds a country tormented by the Romans who perceive him as a dangerous rebel.


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THE PINNACLE OF DECEIT (Release Date: Spring 2020)

What happened to Yeshua’s disciples after his passing? Join Yakov, Mariamne, Kephas and the others in their struggle to preserve Yeshua’s memory. To join the Beta Reader team and/or to receive a pre-release review copy, please email:

THE UNKNOWN LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST: with Foreword by Kristi Saare Duarte

Did Jesus travel in India during the so called “lost years”? Did he study Hinduism and Buddhism? Form your own opinion by reading this book.

This ebook is a rewritten version of Russian Adventurer Nicolas Notovitchs 1894 book, The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ, which tells the story about how Notovitch visited a Ladakhi temple in Northern India found scrolls about Jesus’s travels in Asia. This book includes foreword by Kristi Saare Duarte and sample chapters from her novel The Transmigrant.