HUDSONS CROSSING (4) by AlTonya Washington: Can a marriage survive if a couple lives in different parts of the country? Washington skillfully handles her couple's plight in this entertaining and fast-paced story, revealing their innermost secrets and angst. Asher Hudson and Riley Stamper had no idea that the careers they put their hearts and souls into would lead them to each other. He's a successful sports agent, and she's an award-winning journalist. He lives in Phoenix, while she is totally smitten with New York, and neither one wants to move. Their back-and-forth relationship, physically as well as emotionally, drains them as they realize they'll have to make sacrifices and change their lives in order to be together.