Mountain of the Holy Cross has a three-fold mission: to affirm the faith of practicing Catholics, to remind those away from the Church of Her richness and to inform those of particular faith, especially the young, of basic Catholic beliefs. The story holds many suspense-filled secrets of wealth and artistry and was written to entertain readers of all ages. Characters include: eighty-three year-old Kit Moran, her evil daughter, sixty-one year old Lucy, Kit's lovely granddaughter Ashley, and their family friends Thompson and Sarah Smith. Set on Olive Branch Ranch in Cody, Wyoming, Mountain of the Holy Cross includes the actual works of Thomas J. Moran, Jr. (1837-1926) American Landscape artist, authentic Catholic teachings, and beautiful settings along the Shoshone River in Wyoming. A fast-moving story of life, love and conversion, Mount of the Holy Cross, will inspire readers everywhere.