Having taken control of the business that trained him, Niccolo - brilliant, maverick, deceptive - is now a merchant adventurer journeying to the fabled city of Trebizond. He means to capture for the Charetty Company the priceless silk and spice caravans from the steppes. But Niccolo is not without enemies, nor is the increasingly powerful Charetty Empire - and the East is alive with intrigue, jealously and passion. The Spring of the Rain is volume two in The House of Niccolo Series.
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