The existence of alien entities or possibilities of alien invasion has always been a subject of interest for sci-fi enthusiasts and fiction lovers equally. Hence, any adventure novel involving the theme of saving the earth and protecting the human race from ultimate destruction is irresistible. Zara Hanson & The Mystery of the Painted Symbol is a fantasy science fiction novel by J.L. Haynes. It succeeds in fueling the interest of the readers with a refreshing narrative style.