Dr. Judd Stevens is a psychoanalyst faced with the most critical case of his life. If he does not penetrate the mind of a murderer he will find himself arrested for murder. Or be murdered himself.
Two people close to Dr. Stevens have already been killed. Is one of his patients responsible? Someone overwhelmed by problems? A neurotic driven by compulsion? A madman? Before the murderer strikes again, Judd must strip away the mask of innocence the criminal wears, uncover his inner emotions, fears, and desires, and expose the naked face beneath. But who could it be?