They were both still kids when Jess promised her dying father that she would take care of her sister Tillie, no matter what. Even if it meant selling her body that was just trembling on the verge of womanhood. Even if it meant sacrificing her own chances for happiness again and again. Even if it meant seeing love repaid with scorn and jealousy...Promises is the story of two sisters, one you will love and one you will hate, and the promises that shape their lives. In it you will meet an unforgettable heroine, who will keep all her promises but one - the one that every woman secretly makes to herself.