Sonchai Jitpleecheep - John Burdett
Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch - Robert B. Parker's western series
Elvis Cole and Joe Pike - Robert Crais
And, of course, let us not forget Christian Gray who broke new ground in hot romantic fiction. A very unique hero but definitely intriguing.
I'm sure there are more. I might have to make another list for now these are some of my favorites. I would recommend any of them.