Yeshua - Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus by Stan I.S. Law
Series: Historical Fiction, Book 1.
Approx. 79,040 words.
Published on September 26, 2010 by
Satia, the son of a wealthy caravan owner meets the 12-year-old Yeshua (Jesus) as the latter flees in rebellion from his Essene teachers. The two become fast friends and stay that way for the 18 years not covered in the Bible — the years between the finding of Jesus in the Temple and the beginning of his short ministry. "One of the most enjoyable reads I have had…" (H. Walford, Vancouver)