BOOK #1 Irissa is about to turn seventeen and her only birthday wish is to have the right to choose her own path in life, but there are those who want to choose for her. In a nation controlled by one man, all freedoms are jeopardized. One scientific corporation has too much control. PURE Industries has launched the Borrowed law. Teenage girls, who have just turned of age, will be submitted into the selection process. Irissa is one of them, and if she becomes a Borrowed, her life will change forever. What happens when a girl is forced in becoming a surrogate to a child she would never claim as her own? Join Irissa on her journey in discovering who the Borrowers are, what it is to become Borrowed and why the nation is obsessed with perfection. Can Irissa choose her own fate after all?