The Borne novels are set in the future in a city that has been destroyed by an evil company. In the first book in the series, 2017's Borne, we follow Rachel, a scavenger who finds a sea anemone-like creature she longs to keep, in spite of all the reasons she knows (and is told) she shouldn't. She names the creature Borne.
The other books in the series are 2017's The Strange Bird: A Borne Story and the just-released Dead Astronauts, a standalone short novel also set in the Borne universe. The latter tells the