Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “China Coaster” as Want to Read:
China Coaster
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

China Coaster

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  1 rating  ·  1 review

When rough, tough Mike O'Connor smashes his way into Red China's sinister underworld in search of a brutal killer, the twisted trail leads him through opium dens, "flower houses", and slave markets - to a lushly beautiful white adventuress and a blood-chilling climax.


"An irresistible combination of danger, destruction and death to fascinate the s
Mass Market Paperback, Popular Library Edition, 160 pages
Published September 1953 by Popular Library (first published January 16th 1953)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about China Coaster, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about China Coaster

Community Reviews

Showing 1-4
really liked it Average rating 4.00  · 
Rating details
 ·  1 rating  ·  1 review

More filters
Sort order
Start your review of China Coaster
Jan 21, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: espionage
An early adventure novel from Don Smith who went on to write the popular Secret Mission series. CHINA COASTER tells the story of Mike O’Connor, an American expatriate working as a ships captain in post-war China, a tumultuous time when emergent Communism and Chinese nationalism clashed. Adding to the complications are the infiltration of Soviet NKVD (precursor to KGB) agents, one of whom kills O’Connor’s lover which sparks an overarching revenge plot. O’Connor’s goal is to get out of the country ...more
marked it as to-read
Nov 16, 2019
marked it as to-read
Jan 01, 2021
marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2021
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Librarian Note: There is more than one author by this name in the Goodreads database.

News & Interviews

The idea for The Gilded Ones came to author Namina Forna in a dream. The recurring image was one of a young girl in armor walking up a...
96 likes · 9 comments
No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »