The Kitty Norville, or "Kitty the Werewolf" series. Fun summer reading! Kitty is a popular radio host and a werewolf.
The Benjamin January series. Historical mysteries. January is a free man of color in 19th century New Orleans. He's trained as a surgeon but can only get work as a musician.
Untitled vampire series, also historical mysteries by Barbara Hambly. Her Don Ysidro is my all-time favorite fictional vampire.