* "Lamb to the Slaughter" (Roald Dahl)
* "Good Country People" (Flannery O'Connor)
* "The Yellow Wallpaper" (Charlotte Perkins)
* "The Lottery" (Shirley Jackson)
* "Masque of the Red Death" (Edgar Allan Poe)
* ... and of course Agatha Christie's "Witness for the Prosecution," even though the play and the movie take that particular story to yet another level entirely.