Mr Justice Craythorne is convinced that Janice Beaton is a wicked woman and sentences her to three years in prison - but later he is to discover just how wicked she is. After kidnapping the judge's baby grandson, she proceeds to terrorise his family... Cathy Weston leads the investigation but finds herself becoming emotionally involved with the baby's father. The physical and psychological pressures mount, and the young and vulnerable police inspector now finds herself targeted by Beaton and her sinister accomplice.
Used availability for Peter Conway's Cradle Snatch
December 1976 : UK Hardback
July 2006 : UK Paperback