Artemis Fowl series is written by Irish author Eoin Colfer, featuring the titular Artemis Fowl II. A teenage criminal mastermind, Artemis captures Holly Short, who is a Fairy and a captain of the LEPrecon (Lower Elements Police Recon), in the first book and holds her for ransom to exploit the magical Fairy People and restore his family’s fortune.
In the sequel, Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident, he allies with the Fairies to rescue his father from the Russian Mafia.
The series introduces Artemis as an anti-hero and the fairies’ enemy, but as the series progresses, he assists the Fairies in resolving conflicts with worldwide ramifications, with Artemis’ character developing and changing throughout the chronology.
Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident
Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code
Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception
Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony
Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox
Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex
Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian