New Corpse Smell features fifteen short stories, including Shades of Cray, Blood Falls, Murder Your Darlings, and the titular New Corpse Smell. Most of the stories are science fiction or action/adventure.
Shades of Cray: The story of the first transracial individual.
Blood Falls: An expedition to the Antarctic goes south, after a rock wall collapses.
Murder Your Darlings: A writer finds himself convinced one of his characters is trying to kill him, after his loved ones start getting hurt.