Laila is the teenaged daughter of the king of a Middle Eastern country. At least, that's what she thought. Following her father's death, she and her family are relocated to America with none of the luxuries they are used to. Once privileged and now living in a cramped apartment, Laila is the Invisible Queen and her brother the King of Nowhere.
Main character, Leigh, has just lost her mother. As if that isn't enough, on the day of her mother's funeral, she sees the ghost of a cheerleader. Now, on top of grieving for her mother and trying to play a maternal role for her younger sister, she has to make sure that her mother won't come back from the dead, like Sarah the cheerleader did. When in the cemetery, she meets Tram, a seventeen-year-old without parents, who warns her not to give gifts to the dead and isn't exactly what he seems like at first glance.
Told from different point of views, Black Spring is a tale of death, love, and magic. The story is an adaptation of Wuthering Heights. Hammel moves into a home owned by a man named Damek. Damek is not at all who Hammel was expecting, and, when Hammel returns to his house, he is told Damek's history by his housekeeper Anna.