I have read a couple-whether or not you like them depends on how much you want your vampire novels to follow the traditional model. The Anita Blake series, by Laurell K. Hamilton, is about vampires, but the main character is a vampire executioner. These novels get racier as the series progresses; don't read them if you don't want an r-rated experience. They also deal with shapeshifters and other preternatural beings.
Another good series, this one a little lighter and funnier, is by Charlaine Harris, featuring Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress.Not as much sex or violence, but still a good read.
The Dark series, by Christine Feehan, has the feel of your average Harlequin romance, with the added twist of vampires. This series takes on the carpathians of Stoker legends, and expands them as a race seperate from humans. Lots of original ideas, but it's kind of hard to get past that old-time romance novel feel.
Hamilton also writes a series about a fairy, Meredith Gentry, who has dealings with vampires and other supernaturals. Again, lots of sex. Not so much a vampire novel, but it's right in that realm of supernatural beings. Also worth a look is Kim Harrison's series, stating with Dead Witch Walking. From the title, this is clearly more about a witch than a vampire, but there are vampires and all their issues present.
You can look up all these books and more at Barnes and Noble online, BN.com.