Colfer published several award-winning bestsellers, including The Wish List and Benny and Omar, before he started the Artemis Fowl books, all three of which have been bestsellers.
Eoin Colfer began the Artemis Fowl series in 2001 with the title novel. The series concluded with The Last Guardian in 2012. Below is a list of Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order):
Opal is a deranged, paranoid pixie whose dream is world-domination and the destruction of the LEP. A prodigy, she built Koboi Laboratories, a technology company, which she used to crush her father's company. Featured in several of the Artemis Fowl books as the main antagonist. She detests Foaly, as he won a science competition in college over her, and she believes the judges chose Foaly instead just because he was male.