When Sarah, a slave woman, realizes she's pregnant after being raped by the plantation owner, Master Jones, her dream is that one day her child will be free. Sarah dies after giving birth and the baby Promise is raised by the kind Virginia, wife of Master Jones. Even though he's a pastor, he's a womanizer, and a heavy drinker, and he continues to heap misery upon his family.
But Promise has a special destiny. She's been chosen by God to heal and set the captives free. With strong faith in God and courage, she accepts the assignment of preaching the gospel of Jesus, and she risks her life for others. Promise who falls in love with Joseph Jr marries the master son. Joseph Jr and they both continue to stay on the assignment. They are both being used by God to preach the Gospel. Master Jones realizes the wrong that he has caused through forgiveness of himself and his son Joseph Jr, and daughter. Master Jones is restored to his family and finds peace in his life.
Born to Slavery, a religious fiction novel, follows the story of Promise's life and how she used her faith in God to make the world a better place.