• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Mystery Short Story - The Mummy Doll

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

English Mystery Short Story The Mummy Doll "But I don't want to!" Madeline replied quietly. Sitting in the back of the car with Matilda she had barely said anything at all during the journey. "What, sweetie?" Kate, her mum, asked as she pulled into the drive, she looked around and stared at her daughter, who was clasping Matilda tightly round the middle. They had found the doll with its one eye and deep black hair at a car boot sale last week and Madeline had immediately fallen in love with it. "I was talking to Matilda" she replied with an innocent look towards her mother. They got out of the car and headed down the driveway. Once inside Madeline, fussed Tubby their tabby cat, and then giving her mother a brief look, ran off to her room, whilst Kate, sighing, headed towards the kitchen to prepare lunch, with a hungry Tubby at her heels. However, a few moments later, there was a crash from the hallway. Kate, looking worried, ran out of the kitchen in time to see Madeline jumping off the top of the stool into the muddy remains of Kate's peace lily. "What are you doing, Madeline!?" she said angrily, staring wide eyed at Madeline, "It wasn't me, it was Matilda, she told me to do it, she wanted me to get the keys". ...read more.

Middle

When she got to work, there was a surprise waiting for her, a phone call message from the school to immediately call them back. Anxious, she hurried up to her office and rung them, as soon as she heard the word 'Madeline' and 'fight', she slammed the phone down and leapt out of her office. Arriving back at the school, she rushed in to see the Headmistress, Mrs Jolson, looking strained, she said "Sit down please, we need to talk, Madeline was in a little bit of a tussle today, she was caught beating up another girl in the bathroom, luckily the poor girl was not too badly injured but she was taken to hospital for a check over," she paused as Kate gasped looking stunned, Mrs Jolson resumed "after that Madeline ran out of the school building and we have not yet found her, we have had to call in the police and they are out now searching for her, this is a serious attack Kate, Madeline will be expelled for this". Kate looking stunned, replied, "But-t why-y would she do that, she wouldn't harm anyone, I've got to go look for her". She started getting up but Mrs Jolson put out her hand to stop her speaking politely, "I don't think that's a good idea, I think it would be best if you went home, the police will bring her over once they've found her, don't worry Kate, they will find her". ...read more.

Conclusion

And then Kate was falling, landing painfully on the cold, wet floor. As though she had been in a dream Madeline snapped out of it "Mummy, mummy get up what are you doing?" she whispered "Mummy" she screamed "what have you done?" and then there were police cars, filling the room with blue flashing lights and a high pitched siren, someone grabbed her and started pulling her out of the room "THE DOLL DID IT, IT WASN'T ME" she cried as men started towards her with a white suit. "IT WASN'T ME! I'M NOT MENTAL! NO! NO! It was Matilda my doll she did it, DON'T TAKE ME AWAY, NOOO!" Madeline screamed in a weak fit, kicking and flailing, she was forced into the white suit and steered towards the cynical white van as another trolley, with a huge white sheet over it, was rolled out of the house and into a waiting ambulance nearby. Nearby, a huge car boot sale had set up in a nearby farm field, and many people were already milling around, scavenging for the best antiques. Walking a long with her mother, Mary had been so excited about going to a car boot sale but now all she could see was old junk. "Mummy, Mummy, look over there can you see her isn't she magnificent, please Mum can I have her please, please!" she shouted excitedly, pointing at a large doll with only one eye and deep black hair and with what seemed like a wicked smile playing on her small doll face. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Writing to Inform, Explain and Describe essays

  1. Libby can you help me with these bags please" snapped Anna her beautifully shaped ...

    Libby stood by the balcony doors, which we wide open, the curtains flapping freely, her eyes twinkling in the morning light. There was a knock at the door, which made Libby turn around. 'Who is it?' asked Libby. 'Jayne, Miss Elisabeth', she said 'One of the maids'.

  2. EVOLUTION - short story

    He got out of bed with excitement to go to school. The bus soon came after a twenty minutes. Steve hopped onto the bus; the bus was heading for Jimmy's house next stop. The bus soon pulled up to Jimmy house. He came out and got onto the bus too.

  1. Write the first, second, third and last chapters of a murder mystery set in ...

    It was as if he had been replaced. Christopher Iliffe, sitting next to Ronald, remembered tales of daemon changelings replacing children in their cots. In many ways, that story resembled the current situation. "See me first thing tomorrow," said Mr.

  2. Double Trouble Mystery.

    Seconds later I heard Daniel call me in, so I put down the tea pot and plodded into the lounge, an instinct told me that I should go and sit next to Rose as she needed my support. In trying to do so Simon her faithful dog jumped up and

  1. The long lost diary of the mummy

    Something about this place gives me the creep I say to my self. The other tour group eventually drift away from the mummies display case. "Come on!" Pr�tte squeals pulling me towards the mummy case. I shivered, as I got closer, the whole lobby suddenly seemed to get colder as I walked towards the display, which contained the mummy.

  2. Traumatised - A Short Story

    'Kill me?' I exclaimed in a loud whisper that caused Orenda to quickly turn round and give me a suspicious glance. 'Shh,' he told me, 'I said they won't kill you if you do what they say, even if it seems like they are going to kill you.'

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work