Archer Coe is a performing hypnotist with the stage name "TheMind's Arrow." When his nightly shows are over, he moonlights as aspecial consultant for the rich and powerful.
His latest client is a woman whoclaims to know him, but whom he swears he's never met.
Things take astrange turn for the worse when her husband ends up dead, and police suspectArcher of not just killing him, but also of being a sinister killer nicknamed"The Zipper." Archer has no memory of any of this, but it'smaking him doubt whether or not he's got blood on his hands.
Could themaster of other people's minds be losing his own?