The Secret of the White Rose by Stefanie Pintoff is the third book in a series of mysteries about New York Detective Simon Ziele and criminologist Alistair Sinclair set at the turn of the 20th century. New York is seething with anger over the death of a child during a bombing by anarchists when the judge presiding of the trial of the perpetrator is killed in his study. The murdered leaves a white rose and a Bible at the scene. Subsequent murders leave similar clues. Sinclair knows more than he is saying since he personally knows all the victims. It is up to Ziele to find the killer and save Alistair’s life.