The Eighth House by Gerald R. Stanek
Price: $5.95 USD. 97220 words.
Published on June 30, 2011. .
Grandfather, expelled from his native land as a young man and facing death from exposure, is rescued by beings of the sky and transported to a world of strange beasts, powerful women, violent men, and telepathic demons. He meets Grenoth, a hoarder of secrets, Ilakein, a master of ancient wisdom who attempts to open his mind to forgotten realms, and sweet Lyta, a visionary and dreamer.