Liz Phillips and Detective John Flynn are back! And they've got just five days to solve a murder before the evidence disappears. In the suburban Boston community of Hardington, all anyone can talk about is that the cast and crew of the hit TV show, Ultimate House Makeover, have come to town to help 500 volunteers build a home for a family in need. But on the morning construction is to begin, the body of selectman Fred Terhune is found at the site. Detective John Flynn doesn't lack for suspects or clues: cameras recorded the previous evening's party where two men threatened Terhune and a woman showed her displeasure with him in spectacular fashion. And, as a selectman, Terhune had enemies. Meanwhile, Liz Phillips thinks her only role is to keep volunteers on the project busy. But the more she sees and hears as she works on the project, the more she understands that she may hold the key to solving the murder. A Murder in the Garden Club introduced garden club president Liz Phillips and the town's new detective, John Flynn. Set two months after the events of that book, Murder for a Worthy Cause continues to explore the community in which it is set and the relationship between these two compelling people.