She's a desperate woman. He's an inquisitive man. When the lioness in her brings out the alpha in him is when the heatwave really explodes. Lydia had no choice. She did what she needed to protect those she loved. Isaac is her only hope, but the temptress finds herself caught in her own trap. Lydia's Penance finds beauty in ugliness. Her fear is palpable and her pain cuts deep, but her redemption emerges in the arms of the man that tempts her like no other.